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Dualplex 360 Case- Negligence and Product Liability Issues Originally submitted on September 3, 2019 Resubmitted on September 10, 2019 University of Maryland University College MBA 630 9046 Leading in the Multicultural Global Environment To: Janet Yoon, CEO
Date: August 27, 2019 Subject: Dualplex 360 Case- Negligence and Product Liability Issues Issue. Whether New Brand Design, Inc. is liable for the damages caused by Dualplex Laptop?
Analysis. Given what is happening with the Dualplex 360, list the types of claims that the US customers could file in court against NBD and the arguments they might make for each element of their claims.
cause was present because NBD had prior knowledge of the design defect, but after doing a cost- benefit analysis, decided that the payouts from lawsuits would be less than the cost of redesigning and manufacturing a new laptop (UMUC, 2019). This can advance the strict products liability due to the fact that the product is very dangerous. The injuries that could be caused by leaving the Dualplex 360 plugged in is considered negligence because it is causing harm to the people who purchased the laptop. The final requirements and damages are satisfied by the reports from consumers of injuries and property damage. Plaintiffs can argue that under regular usage the laptops failed and NDB knowingly released them. Additionally, this defect is one caused by design, meaning that the defect was present in every device and not caused by an anomaly during manufacturing. The court will see

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