Richard Duquette of 911 Law provides a summary of the procedural hazards plaintiffs face when they try to assert a claim against a government entity, and the steps to take if you find yourself in these circumstances.
The various immunities to liability that governments enjoy, and the pitfalls imposed by substantive law make it a complex and difficult landscape to navigate. Of these, the biggest pitfalls are the statutory public entity immunities.
It is important to consider safety during night riding because motorists that fail to see them injure many bicycle riders. Not only should you have at least one bright light on your bike for safety reasons, but you also need them for legal reasons as well.