Ambulance Chaser

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Definition: Ambulance Chaser




Full Definition of Ambulance Chaser


A colloquial phrase that is used derisively for a person who is hired by an attorney to seek out negligence cases at the scenes of accidents or in hospitals where injured parties are treated, in exchange for a percentage of the damages that will be recovered in the case.

Also used to describe attorneys who, upon learning of a personal injury that might have been caused by the negligence or the wrongful act of another, immediately contact the victim for consent to represent him or her in a lawsuit in exchange for a contingent fee, a percentage of the judgment recovered.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Ambulance Chaser are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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