noun Usually Disparaging.
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Origin of ambulance chaser
OTHER WORDS FROM ambulance chaserambulance chasing, noun
Words nearby ambulance chaser
Example sentences from the Web for ambulance chaser
That peculiar condition which excites the lively interest of the ambulance-chaser.The Roycroft Dictionary|Elbert Hubbard
British Dictionary definitions for ambulance chaser
Derived forms of ambulance chaserambulance chasing, noun
Idioms and Phrases with ambulance chaser
An attorney who seeks to profit from someone's injury or accident; also, an inferior lawyer. For example, Karen refused to join any law firm that included ambulance chasers. The practice of suing for damages on behalf of the injured person in exchange for a contingency fee—usually a large percentage of the amount so won—may be older, but this derogatory term began to be used for lawyers who actively sought out individuals injured in accidents who required an ambulance. [Slang; late 1800s]