no-duty doctrine.Torts. 1. The rule that a defendant who owes no duty to the plaintiff is not liable for the plaintiff’s injury. 2. The rule that the owner or possessor of property has no duty to warn or protect an invitee from known or obvious hazards. [Cases: Negligence 1037(4). C.J.S. Negligence §§ 469–471, 487, 492–493, 527, 537–538, 542–554, 560, 562–563, 565, 569–570, 572.]

[Blacks Law 8th]