chapter  5
Coping With Auto Accidents in Russia
ByKathryn Hendley
Pages 33

Automobile accidents offer an intriguing arena for studying adversarial legalism in action. The costs of accidents in most polities are usually at least partly socialized through health insurance and disability policies, but in many nations compensation for injuries arising from car crashes also comes from claims made against motorists and their insurers—and those claims often result in disputes that can end up being litigated.