A couple has received a $16.5 million verdict in a medical malpractice case against a neurosurgeon. The jury deliberated for eight hours. The man was injured while off-roading his vehicle. He had a fractured spine and was not seen by a doctor until the next day. He was operated on two days after the injury and left the hospital a paraplegic. The victim recovered for past and future lost earning, medical costs and damages for pain and suffering. Medical personnel must be extremely efficient in order to avoid medical malpractice. To learn more about the medical malpractice verdict, please click the link.