ex maleficio

Definition of "ex maleficio"
  1. Describes a situation that has occurred as a result of an act of wrongdoing or results from a legal response to such wrongdoing
How to use "ex maleficio" in a sentence
  1. Ubi proprietas, ibi exclussio: Despite the absence of a pre-existing contractual relationship, the court found that a duty of care in tort had arisen ex maleficio.
  2. Damage to another’s property ex maleficio may result in the offender being required to compensate the victim.
  3. In cases of libel or slander, legal repercussions can arise ex maleficio.

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