A waitress of a restaurant accidentally made a little dent on the customer's laptop; only the exterior of the laptop is slightly disfigured but it still functions the same. Is the waitress liable for the repair amount as compensation if the customer i

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    Goh Yihan

    answered on 07/12/2014

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    The owner may sue the waitress for careless behaviour, in which case, depending on how the accident happened, the waitress may be liable to compensate. But, given the potential compensation sum, it is unlikely the owner will commence action, since legal costs may well exceed the compensation sum.

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