186. Measure of damage.

A bailor is entitled to recover damages from the bailee if the chattel is damaged or destroyed by the negligence1 or breach of contract of the bailee2. In the event of damage to a chattel, the bailor is entitled to recover the cost of repair plus a sum representing the permanent diminution in value of the chattel3. The bailor may also claim damages for loss of use of the property during any necessary period of repair or recovery