injuria absque damno


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

called also injuria absque damnum

compare damnum absque injuria

Word History


Latin, injury without damage

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“Injuria absque damno.” Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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