This article discusses the legal issues presented in Muscarello v. Peterson. The case presents clearly the medical aspects in ascertaining whether epilepsy is a result of injury or is a result of independent factors. As the court stated, the decision rests basically on medical evidence and its evaluation by the jury.
Irwin N. Perr, Epilepsy - Post-Traumatic or Not, 9 Clev.-Marshall L. Rev. 258 (1960)