128. Bailee's liability.

128.     Bailee's liability.

The bailee's failure to discharge his obligations1 renders him liable to be sued in tort for negligence, or in an independent claim for breach of bailment, if that failure causes damage to the bailor. In addition, as in the case of a depositary, he is responsible to the bailor for the loss of or any damage to the chattel entrusted to him arising out of any breach of duty on his part in respect of its safe custody2.

Moreover, the acceptance of the bailment of the chattel by the bailee may constitute a sufficient entering