Injuria absque damno

INJURIA ABSQUE DAMNO. Injury without damage. Injury without damage or loss will not bear an action. The following, cases illustrate this principle. 6 Mod. Rep. 46, 47, 49; 1 Shower, 64; Willes, Rep. 74, note; 1 Lord Ray. 940, 948; 2 Bos. & Pull. 86; 9 Rep. 113; 5 Rep. B. N. P. 120. 72

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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17,322) (Story, J.) (criticizing English authorities who continued to maintain "that injuria sine damno is not actionable," though doing so in the context of a controversy that plainly would satisfy the modern Court's requirement of injury in fact), with JOSEPH STORY, COMMENTARIES ON THE LAW OF AGENCY [section] 236 (Boston, Little & Brown 1839) (endorsing the view that "to maintain an action, both [wrong and damage] must concur; for damnum absque injuria, and injuria absque damno, are equally objections to any recovery"), and 1 JOHN BOUVIER, A LAW DICTIONARY, ADAPTED TO THE CONSTITUTION AND LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AND OF THE SEVERAL STATES OF THE AMERICAN UNION 636 (4th cd.