ambulance-chasing

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ambulance chaser definition


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  1. n.
    a lawyer or entrepreneur who hurries to the scene of an accident to try to get the business of any injured persons. : The insurance companies are cracking down on ambulance chasers. , A chaser got here before the ambulance, even.
  2. n.
    a derogatory term for any lawyer. (Also a rude term of address.) : That ambulance chaser is trying to charge me for reaching his office when I called a wrong number! , Three-hundred dollars an hour for what? You two-bit chaser!
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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