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costs resulting from the tort” (2019). In this case, the special damages likely would covermedical costs, replacement cost of the Dualplex 360, and costs to repair areas where the laptopsoverheated.The other damages that customers may seek are general damages. General damagescan be described as the opposite of special damage due to them not being as easily quantifiable.General damages are based on the subjective outcomes caused by the tort such as pain andsuffering, loss of consortium, loss of reputation, and loss of mental or physical capacity (UMUC,2019). Lastly, there is the potential of punitive damages being awarded as a form of punishmentfor NDB (the tortfeasor) for ignoring the safety hazard and putting the public at risk. The courtwould have to view NDB’s conduct as egregious and seek to send the company a message bybeing heavy handed with the damages awarded. The NBD egregious act committed wasintentionally sending out a product with a known design defect.What defenses might NBD have for each claim? How likely it is that NBD will win each claim?

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