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English definition of “ambulance chaser”

ambulance chaser

noun [C]     informal disapproving
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.The press and news reporting ambulance-chasing     /ˈæm.bjʊ.lənsˌtʃeɪ.sɪŋ/ adjective [before noun] informal
(Definition of ambulance chaser noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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