no-duty doctrine

Definition of "no-duty doctrine"
  1. This principle in tort law states that if a defendant does not owe any duty to the plaintiff, the defendant cannot be held responsible for any harm caused to the plaintiff
How to use "no-duty doctrine" in a sentence
  1. Basing on the no-duty doctrine, if no obligation is owed to the affected party, the alleged offender cannot be considered accountable.
  2. In line with the no-duty doctrine, the case against the defendant was dismissed because there was no obligation for them to ensure the plaintiff's safety.
  3. When applying the no-duty doctrine, the court determined that there was no obligation by the defendant to the plaintiff, hence, the defendant couldn't be held liable.

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