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 damnoLee v. Regina Corp., 253 F. Supp. 825 (1966)

called also injuria absque damnum

— compare damnum absque injuria

History and Etymology for injuria absque damno

Latin, injury without damage

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“Injuria absque damno.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/injuria%20absque%20damno. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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