Today, automobile accidents constitute a major source of actions at law for negligence. Some of these mishaps may have sudden illness of the motor vehicle operator as the primary or contributing cause. The purpose of this note is to examine the question of sudden illness and its possible value as a defense when negligence is charged against an automobile driver.
Annmarie R. Kirchner, Sudden Illness as a Defense in Auto Accidents, 16 Clev.-Marshall L. Rev. 523 (1967)