ambulance chaser


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ambulance chaser

n. Slang
1. A lawyer who actively seeks out accident victims to encourage them to sue for damages.
2. A lawyer who is eager to bring personal injury lawsuits.

ambulance chaser

n
slang US a lawyer who seeks to encourage and profit from the lawsuits of accident victims
ambulance chasing n

am′bulance chas`er


n.
a lawyer who seeks accident victims as clients and encourages them to sue for damages.
[1895–1900, Amer.]
am′bulance chas`ing, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ambulance chaser - an unethical lawyer who incites accident victims to sue
attorney, lawyer - a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice

ambulance chaser

noun
Slang. A person who practices law:
Chiefly British: barrister.
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He thought he was having his picture taken," replied the ambulance chaser.
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