Damnum Absque Injuria Legal Meaning and Definition

Here is a simplified definition of the legal term Damnum Absque Injuria.

Damnum Absque Injuria (noun)

"Damnum Absque Injuria" is a Latin phrase meaning "damage done without injury". In legal context, it refers to damages suffered by someone due to the actions of someone else, who acted without any ill intention. However, the damage is not redressable by law, meaning legal remedies are not available. This often applies to situations involving fair competition, where one businesses might suffer loss due to others improving their products or services.