ambulance chaser

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a person who practices law

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an unethical lawyer who incites accident victims to sue

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Ambulance chasing is the practice of erring lawyers to urge their clients to file cases against their employers with the motive collecting a portion of their monetary benefits, which will be awarded by the courts.
While the code of Professional Responsibility of Lawyers prohibits ambulance chasing, no statutory provision exists which totally, directly, and expressly prohibits this abominable practice in the enforcement of labour rights," he said.
District Attorney Brett Ligon's office Friday dropped 10 felony counts of barratry - commonly known as ambulance chasing - against Reynolds that it had filed in state district court, and filed five counts of misdemeanor barratry against Reynolds in a Montgomery County court.
I have been told by some industry professionals that history may find the ambulance chasing lawyers in Florida to be recognized for being the biggest leeches on long-term care.
Because in this day and age, shouldn't the impropriety of ambulance chasing be self-evident?
Housing chief John Lines said: "Five years ago Birmingham was a soft touch for ambulance chasing lawyers.
I would make it an offence to delay or hinder rescue work by standing around or blocking emergency vehicles to have a look or harassing workers or victims - either on the scene or ambulance chasing.
He said: "It's typical ambulance chasing by lawyers who are doing this for business reasons.
But if a company gets a reputation for doing this kind of thing again and again, people will ask, 'Are you doing ambulance chasing, or are you causing accidents by ambulance chasing?
Studies examine ethics, rent-control violations, cheating on taxes, financial trust, prescription violations, ambulance chasing, victims, the legal process, and controversies regarding the concept of white-collar crime.
In the USA there can sometimes be a thin line between legal representation and ambulance chasing.