On Thursday, after a week-long trial, my jury returned a verdict finding that neuropsychological testing was objective and satisfied the objective requirement of New Jersey’s verbal threshold. Under New Jersey law, before an individual can obtain compensation for non-economic damages, that person must establish by credible and objective evidence that he or she sustained an injury. During trial, defense counsel asserted that neuropsychological testing was subjective, since it required input from the patient. I countered that defense counsel was attempting to turn science on its head, reminiscent of what occurred during the Scope’s monkey trial. Using accepted medical literature from the American Academy of Neurology’s position paper on neuoropsychological testing as well as Medicare’s finding that neuropsychological testing was objective, I was able to effectively thwart this argument.