injuria absque damno

noun

injuria abs·​que dam·​no
-ˈab-skwē-ˈdam-nō, -ˈäb-skwā-ˈdäm-nō
: a wrong that causes no damage sustaining an action for relief
the lack of a warning label on the electric broom…is at best injuria absque damno Lee v. Regina Corp., 253 F. Supp. 825 (1966)

called also injuria absque damnum

compare damnum absque injuria

Word History

Etymology

Latin, injury without damage

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Cite this Entry

“Injuria absque damno.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/injuria%20absque%20damno. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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