138. Lender's obligations.

If the lender is aware of any defect in the chattel which is not apparent to a reasonable person in the borrower's position, and which renders it unfit for the purpose for which it is lent, and the lender fails to communicate the fact to the borrower, who in consequence is injured, the borrower can recover damages against the lender for the injuries so caused1. So also, if the chattel lent has been put on one side and not used for years, and is then lent without any intimation to the borrower of this fact and, in consequence of