Definition of ambulance chasing in English:

ambulance chasing

noun

slang US
  • The practice, by a lawyer, of actively seeking clients who have suffered injury, loss, etc., in order to profit from compensation claims.

adjective

slang US
  • (Of a lawyer) that actively seeks clients who have suffered injury, loss, etc., in order to profit from compensation claims.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Sun.