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 is a fact recorded by the doctor in charge of the ambulance at the inquest.Harry’s Daddy, and Diana’s ‘Murder’: Royal Rumors In a New Play|Tom Sykes|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
By the time the ambulance arrived, over 10 minutes later, it was too late—Mills died soon after arriving at the hospital.
At Woodhull Hospital, the Bed-Stuy ambulance crew kept doing all they could as they wheeled Ramos into the emergency room.
Ramos was still showing no signs of life when they got him on a backboard and into the ambulance.
He then went back to his volunteer corps, which had formed when they did not yet have an ambulance.
Behind that came an army ambulance followed by an electric truck.The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch|Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
I have got him away in a motor ambulance in the hopes that an operation may save his life.
As it was long range, the bullet remained in his calf, and he went off in an ambulance to have it dug out.
For about two hours there was hot firing, and every now and then there was a little work for our ambulance people, but not much.
But now the ambulance was slowly returning from the place whither it had been sent to receive the dead bodies.
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]