Dallas Atty Says Survey Not 'Push Poll,' Fights Sanctions

Law360, Dallas (September 22, 2016, 8:56 PM EDT) -- Prominent Dallas plaintiffs' lawyer Bill Brewer on Thursday told a Texas appeals court that a survey he had commissioned leading up to a wrongful death trial was not a "push poll" but a valid tool to measure the fairness of the venue, as he continues to fight a $135,000 sanction order.

Brewer said in a brief to the Seventh Court of Appeals that though a trial judge found he had commissioned a highly prejudicial push poll intended to sway potential jurors in the days and weeks leading up to jury selection in a Lubbock wrongful death case, the survey was permissible and was...

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