damage without wrong


damage without wrong
Loss or harm resulting to a person which is not the result of the violation of a legal duty. 22 Am J2d Damg § 1. The practical sense of the expression is that there is no cause of action. 1 Am J2d Actions § 70.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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