So you have your shiny new iPad, HD playing pinball, where Wally and countless games, and maybe a little work, too. He put the iPad on the table, he would move the laptop and he forgot that the iPad is still connected to it, he fell down and now he could find a very expensive iPad service. The good news is that your 1K plus or minus investment (for the 3G iPad version is greatly improved.
This type of damage: Most of the improvement of the iPad is the same as the iPhone's sister, who is the damage caused by the user, ie, items that were dropped and mishandled. This may cause cracks on the windshield and, if you're not lucky, even LCD.
Overall, windshield, which includes digitizer components, can be relatively easily replaced by a professional without too much fuss, most places in Sydney can offer same day iPad repair for this type of damage.
Water damage: As with all electronic devices, the iPad does not work well with water. Most iPads that have suffered water damage internal connectors only need to have them checked and cleaned if necessary, and generally need to replace the LCD screen. It is a strange coincidence, but speaking to the artisan Sydney iPad, LCD has generally required replacement when the iPad you have suffered water damage.
Limp Back Case: iPad Case back quite sturdy, but it can be curved by mishandling that can lead to broken glass and LCD screens as mentioned above. In general, builders will offer two options when you have to open the back shell, you can replace the entire shell back, an expensive exercise, or you can try to bend them back shell.