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1. A lawyer specialising in personal injury claims usually representing people against local authorities or large companies.

2. Derogative description for a personal injury lawyer who specifically seeks out clients for tripping and slipping cases against big companies. Certainly in the US, this is because the lawyer's fee will be a percentage of the client's damages award - therefore making it profitable to find injured former employees of big companies.
1. Q: What sort of practice is it?
A: Oh, he's an ambulance chaser.

2. A: "That guy who got his arm
mangled up in our machine is suing"
B: "Who's he got?"
A: "Some ambulance chaser."
by Richter September 20, 2003
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Derived from "Squillionaire," "squill" is a dereogatory term for anyone who accumulates, flaunts, hoardes, or otherwise posseses wealth beyond reason.
Uugh, look at that squill parking his Lambo in the bike lane.

This fucking squill bought herself a Gucci handbag last week and gave $5 to my GoFundMe for insulin.

My landlord raised the rent again but they still wont fix the leaky roof. What a squill!
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Ambulance Chaser
An Ambulance Chaser is a term for an unethical lawyer, especially those who represent plaintiffs in personal injury actions.

Origin
The term is derived from lawyers who follow ambulances to hospitals after a person is injured, usually determined through the lawyer's use of a personal police/fire radio scanner, in order to attempt to drum up business by convincing a victim that he or she needs to sue, or by simply being the first lawyer in contact with the victim, generally when the victim is most prone to suggestion and easily talked into suing.

In most jurisdictions, lawyers can be disbarred if caught engaging in such unethical behavior. Bar associations regularly dispatch investigators to large-scale disaster scenes to look out for unethical lawyers or their non-lawyer agents (known as "cappers" or "runners").

Good Example of Ambulance Chaser:
A lawyer who comes to a classroom and asks the students who were bullied to sue the bully for intentional infliction of emotional distress, so he in turn can receive a large contingency fee.
by Alex Pachiano October 28, 2006
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A mental disease infecting lawyers, attorneys and others in the legal profession. Symptoms to be on the watch for include:

1) Hurrying to disaster sites to offer legal assistance, and:

2) Advertising heavily on television commercials, often using self-degrading nicknames such as "The Strong Arm".
Dang, look at "The Strong Arm" making a fool out of himself.What a Ambulance Chaser.
by Piranha August 29, 2006
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A lawyer who looks out for accidents or incidents in which he can help someone sue for his own gain
When I got into the brawl at the pub the ambulance chasers came out after me
by AgentM September 21, 2003
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A type of lawyer who ranks lower than a pile of excrement in terms of what he/she contributes to society.
Q: What do you call an ambulance chaser riddled with bullets?

A: A good start.
by Aw yeah October 13, 2003
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As soon as he arrived in the emergency room following the car crash, he was greeted by three ambulance chasers.
by chiggley December 02, 2004
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