Erik S. Knutsen

Queen's University Faculty of Law

Macdonald Hall

128 Union Street

Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6

Canada

http://law.queensu.ca/facultyAndStaff/facultyProfiles/knutsen.html

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Scholarly Papers (29)

1.

Clarifying Causation in Tort

Dalhousie Law Journal, Vol. 33, No. 1, p. 153, Spring 2010
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2011
Erik S. Knutsen
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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Tort, causation, negligence, Canada

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The Cost of Costs: The Unfortunate Deterrence of Everyday Civil Litigation in Canada

Queenn;s Law Journal, Vol. 36, p. 113, 2010
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2011
Erik S. Knutsen
Queen's University Faculty of Law
Downloads 381 (96,062)

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Costs, Civil Procedure, Litigation, Fee Shifting, American Rule, British Rule, Litigation Funding

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Confusion About Causation in Insurance: Solutions for Catastrophic Losses

Alabama Law Review, Vol. 61, p. 957, 2010
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 05 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2011
Erik S. Knutsen
Queen's University Faculty of Law
Downloads 304 (123,272)
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insurance, causation, concurrent causation, insurance policy, default rule, proximate cause, efficient cause, contract, insurance contract

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Causation in Canadian Insurance Law

Alberta Law Review, Vol. 50, 2013, page 631.
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2013
Erik S. Knutsen
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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insurance, causation, concurrent causation, proximate cause, dominant cause, liability insurance, property insurance, insurance coverage

5.

The Medical Malpractice Landscape in Ontario: Facts, Trends and Analysis of Trials and Appeals

(2017) 47 Advocates Quarterly 131
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2017
Erik S. Knutsen
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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medical malpractice, tort, healthcare, medical liability, patient safety

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Seeking Leave to Appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada for Personal Injury Cases

The Litigator: Journal of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, Vol. 9, July 2009
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 15 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2010
Erik S. Knutsen
Queen's University Faculty of Law
Downloads 188 (197,098)

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Civil litigation, Supreme Court of Canada, personal injury, appeal, leave, public importance, insurance

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Auto Insurance as a Social Contract: Solving Automobile Insurance Coverage Disputes Through a Public Regulatory Framework

Alberta Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 3, 2010
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2011
Erik S. Knutsen
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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insurance, automobile insurance, contract, civil litigation, tort, liability

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Techno-Neutrality of Freedom of Expression in New Media Beyond the Internet: Solutions for the United States and Canada

UCLA Environmental Law Review, Vol. 8, No. 2, 2001
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Jul 2008
Erik S. Knutsen
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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Coping with Complex Causation Information in Personal Injury Cases

(2013) 41 Advocates Quarterly 149
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 May 2013 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2014
Erik S. Knutsen
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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Five Problems with Personal Injury Litigation (and What to Do About It!)

(2013) 40 Advocates Quarterly 492
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Mar 2013
Erik S. Knutsen
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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personal injury, insurance, civil procedure, tort, litigation

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Ambiguous Cause-in-Fact and Structured Causation: A Multi-Jurisdictional Approach

Texas International Law Journal, Vol. 38, No. 249, 2003
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2008
Erik S. Knutsen
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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tort, causation, cause-in-fact, canada, united states

12.

Keeping Settlements Secret

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 37, No. 4, p. 945, 2010
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2011
Erik S. Knutsen
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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Closing the Gate on Ontario's Securities Class Actions

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 23 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2008
Erik S. Knutsen
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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class action, securities, securities class action, class proceeding, Canada

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Learning the 'How' of the Law: Teaching Procedure and Legal Education

Osgoode Hall Law Journal, 51(1), 45-91, Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 82/2014, Hebrew University of Jerusalem Legal Research Paper No. 15-24
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 30 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2016
Flinders University - School of Law, York University - Osgoode Hall Law School, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law, Queen's University Faculty of Law, Oxford Brookes University and Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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procedure, legal education, civil procedure, law teaching, Canada, Australia, United States, Israel, England

15.

Causal Draws and Causal Inferences: A Solution to Clements v. Clements (and Other Causation Cases)

39 Advocates Quarterly 241 (2011)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Jun 2012
Erik S. Knutsen
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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causation, tort, cause, material contribution, causal proof

16.

Limitation Periods and the Symbiosis of Capacity and Discoverability

Annual Review of Civil Litigation, Vol. 237, 2003
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 23 Jul 2008
Erik S. Knutsen
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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limitation period, limitations, discoverability, capacity, civil litigation

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Fortuity Clauses in Liability Insurance: Solving Coverage Dilemmas for Intentional and Criminal Conduct

Queen's Law Journal, Vol. 37, 2011
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2012
Erik S. Knutsen
Queen's University Faculty of Law
Downloads 87 (351,432)

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insurance, fortuity, risk

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The Ultimate Limitation Period: Updating the Limitation Act

Canadian Business Law Journal, Vol. 39, No. 149, 2003
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 Jul 2008
Erik S. Knutsen
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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limitation, limitation period, statute of limitations, civil litigation, ultimate limitation

19.

A Reflexive Approach to Accident Law Reform

in Eoin Quill, Damages and Compensation Culture (Hart, UK: 2016) (pp 60-71)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 07 Jul 2016
Erik S. Knutsen
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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tort, accident law, insurance, liability, damages, compensation, civil litigation, civil procedure

20.

The Teaching of Procedure Across Common Law Systems

(2013) 51 Osgoode Hall Law Journal 1
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Sep 2014
Queen's University Faculty of Law, Duke University School of Law, Flinders University - School of Law and Oxford Brookes University
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procedure, civil procedure

21.

Fortuity Victims and the Compensation Gap: Re-Envisioning Liability Insurance Coverage for Intentional and Criminal Conduct

Connecticut Insurance Law Journal, Forthcoming, Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 2015-015
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 12 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2015
Erik S. Knutsen
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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insurance, liability, tort, intentional act, criminal act, insurance coverage, insurance policy

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A Community of Procedure Scholars: Teaching Procedure and the Legal Academy

51 Osgoode Hall Law Journal 93 (2013), SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 140
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 25 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2014
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law, Queen's University Faculty of Law, Leicester Law School and Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law
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civil procedure, legal education, teaching, scholarship, comparative law

23.

Infected Judgment: Problematic Rush to Conventional Wisdom and Insurance Coverage Denial in a Pandemic

27 Connecticut Insurance Law Journal 186 [2020]
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 28 Apr 2021
Erik S. Knutsen and Jeffrey W. Stempel
Queen's University Faculty of Law and University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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insurance, pandemic, insurance law, COVID-19

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Patchwork Contextualism in the Anglo-Canadian Law of Insurance Policy Interpretation: Implications for the Principles of the Law of Liability Insurance

68 Rutgers LJ 415 (2015)
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Apr 2016
Erik S. Knutsen
Queen's University Faculty of Law
Downloads 37 (526,214)

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insurance; tort; litigation

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Science-Policy Disputes: Resolution Through Data Mediation

Journal of Dispute Resolution, Vol. 2001, No. 2, 2001
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Jul 2008
Erik S. Knutsen
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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alternative dispute resolution, a.d.r., mediation, dispute resolution

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The Techno-Neutrality Solution to Navigating Insurance Coverage for Cyber Losses

Penn State Law Review, Vol. 122, No. 3, 2018
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Oct 2018
Erik S. Knutsen and Jeffrey W. Stempel
Queen's University Faculty of Law and University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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insurance, cyber-insurance, computers, risk

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Coherence and the Committed Civilian: Justice Lebel's Contributions to Canadian Accident Law

Supreme Court Law Review (2d) 94 (2015)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Apr 2016
Erik S. Knutsen
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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insurance; tort; accident law; litigation; civil procedure

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Protecting Auto Accident Victims from the UM/UIM Insurer Identity Crisis

Connecticut Insurance Law Journal, Vol. 26, 2019
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 28 Nov 2020
Jeffrey W. Stempel and Erik S. Knutsen
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law and Queen's University Faculty of Law
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insurance, liability, automobile

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The COVID-19 Pandemic and Insurance Coverage for Business Interruption in Canada

46:2 Queen's Law Journal, 2021
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Jul 2021
Erik S. Knutsen
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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insurance, pandemic, covid-19, business interruption,contract