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Ambulance Chasing Comes To Twitter

A law firm trawls Twitter for potential clients. Update: the firm has issued an apology.

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Ambulance chasing, a longtime tactic in the legal profession, seems to have found its way to Twitter. One Los Angeles law firm, Ellis Injury Law appears to be scanning Twitter for terms like "car accident" in order to solicit business.

The account has received some backlash for the tweets from other users, and appears to have deleted at least one of the soliciting tweets.

The firm also has a Facebook page adorned with various memes, many of its own creation.

H/T to Nick Divers.

Charlie Warzel is a senior writer for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Warzel reports on and writes about the intersection of tech and culture.

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