damnum absque injuria

Definition of "damnum absque injuria"
  1. A situation where an individual suffers loss or damage without the possibility of any legal redress
How to use "damnum absque injuria" in a sentence
  1. The neighbor's tree blocking the view cannot be considered as damnum absque injuria as there is no legal provision for such complaints.
  2. Due to damnum absque injuria, the displaced residents could not be compensated after the building was legally demolished.
  3. The company's financial loss after the investment fell through was a clear case of damnum absque injuria, given that the investment had no legal guarantees.

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