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injuria absque damno

noun injuria abs·que dam·no \ -ˈab-skwē-ˈdam-nō, -ˈäb-skwā-ˈdäm-nō \

legal Definition of injuria absque damno

: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

Origin and Etymology of injuria absque damno

Latin, injury without damage


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