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What happens if an expert witness admits he lied in a case

This happened in in 2004, in Germany, in a very small town. I don’t speak the language and relied on my English speaking lawyer and my bilingual gf. On the night before the court date, my lawyer told ...
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Does fraudulent conveyance only apply to bankruptcy?

Say creditor has a judgement and before the judgment I transferred assets to someone else. Can the creditor go after the fraudulently conveyed assets? Or is that only for bankruptcy?
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What's the purpose of large judgments against a defendant that clearly can't pay?

A few years ago I was on the jury of a civil trial wherein we ruled that the defendant should pay millions of dollars to the plaintiff. They were found guilty in the criminal trial and were not ...
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Lower jury award if sue company and individual vs just company?

Do juries tend to award less damages if a Plaintiff sues an individual and his/her employer vs. just the employer? In other words should the potential sympathy a jury has for the individual influence ...