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ambulance chaser

noun [C] uk   informal disapproving us  
a lawyer who tries to get work by persuading someone who has been in an accident to claim money from the person or company responsible for the accident: An ambulance chaser contacted her the day she was injured and persuaded her to sue the city council for negligence.
ambulance-chasing
adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈæm.bjʊ.lənsˌtʃeɪ.sɪŋ/ informal us  
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