In Simple words, Damnum sine injuria means damage without infringement of any legal right. damage without injury is not actionable. Mere loss of money’s. What is the difference between Injuria Sine Damno and Damnum Sine Injuria? The basic difference between the two is in their terms only. The maxim damnum sine injury refers to actual damage without violation of any Legal Right. In such case the mere fact of damage does not.

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Damnun sine injuria means damagesmonetary loss, to the plaintiff without violation of legal right, not actionable because no injury to legal right. Mere loss of money’s worth does not of itself constitute legal damage. There are many acts which though harmful are not wrongful in the eyes of law, therefore do not give rise to a right of action in favour of the eine who sustains the harm.


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No one is to be considered inujria wrong doer who merely avails himself of his legal rights, though his action may result in damage to another. Defendant was having adjacent land to the corporation land wherein there was well. Defendant was willing to sell his land. He approached the mayor of corporation. Defendant dug well in his own land. Plaintiff sued Deft for damages for malice.

There is factual malice, ill will digging well in his admnum land does not amount to tort. Because of some dispute Deft left plaintiff’s school and started his own school. As defendant was very famous amongst students or his teaching,boys from plaintiffs school left and joined to Deft. Compensation is no ground of action even though monetary loss in caused if no legal right is violated sune anybody. The Deft dug well in his own land and thereby cut off the underground water supply of stream.

Damnum Sine Injuria Law and Legal Definition

Through percolation the water gathered in the well of deft. The quantity of water of stream was reduced and the mill was closed injurua non availability of water. Plaintiff sued deft for damage. Not liable, because of principle of Damnum sine injuria.


No violation of legal right, though actual loss in money.

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Damnum Sine Injuria: Actual damage suffered without legal injury

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