1. An individual or entity, other than the first named insured, identified as an insured in the policy declarations or an addendum to the policy declarations.
2. An individual or entity who is added to a policy with the status of named insured after the policy is written. Such an individual or entity would have the same rights and responsibilities as an individual or entity named as an insured in the policy declarations (other than those rights and responsibilities reserved to the first named insured). In this sense, the term can be contrasted with additional insured, an individual or entity added to a policy as an insured but not as a named insured. The term “additional named insured” has not acquired a uniformly agreed-upon meaning within the insurance industry, and use of the term in the two different senses defined above often produces confusion in requests for additional insured status between contracting parties.