Stereotypes are all around us: at work, at school, on television, in books, and everywhere else. Every day, we are bombarded with different stereotypes and common generalizations about the world around us.

Media portrayals are perhaps the most widespread depictions that most Americans are exposed to. On TV, lawyers are often portrayed as self-serving, greedy “ambulance chasers,” looking to take advantage of bad situations. The legal system is frequently depicted as an ineffective and outdated structure, overwhelmed by frivolous lawsuits. However, more often than not, these portrayals don’t represent the truth.

David Daggett is here today to give us the truth about common myths and misconceptions regarding the legal industry.