Siena-Foods Ltd. (Bankrupt) v. Old Republic Insurance Co. of Canada et al. 2012 ONCA 583
Insurance - Automobile insurance - Vehicle rentals - Extent of coverage under lessor’s policy
Siena-Foods Ltd. rented a truck from Ryder Canada to transport a machine. The machine was damaged when the truck was involved in a collision. Siena sought compensation from Ryder’s insurer, Old Republic, which denied coverage. Siena sued Old Republic.
The Ontario Superior Court, in a decision reported at  O.T.C. Uned. 7250, dismissed the action. Siena appealed.
The Ontario Court of Appeal allowed the appeal, setting aside the order below.