The word participates also in the legal phrase “damnum injuria datum”, which means “damages occurred from injury of a property”. It refers to the financial/economic damages that resulted from illegal activities on somebody else’s property.
The word relates also to the legal term “lex loci damni”, applicable in the area of Tort Law. It details the place where the damage has been done. The goal here is to establish which domestic law (and courts) will govern the legal suit for compensation; resp. will be entitled to hear disputes.