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Litigator Karl Heideck Explains Pennsylvania’s New Seatbelt Laws

As a litigator in the state of Pennsylvania, Karl Heideck often writes articles about laws and other legal matters. One that he addressed recently was Pennsylvania’s latest car seat laws. The Commonwealth has recently passed a number of laws that were put in place to protect children while they are being transported in vehicles. One of the main causes of death of small children and infants is car accidents, according to research conducted by AAA, making this an important area.

On August 12, 2016, Karl Heideck says that Pennsylvania’s latest law went into effect. According to the law, he says, all children under age 2 have to be in a car seat that is suitable for them. It also must face the rear of the car until the child is 24 months old. If you are caught not following the law the fine $125. Booster seats have to be used by children 8 and younger until they are at least 4’9″ and 80 lbs. The fine for not following this is $75.

Karl Heideck earned his degree in the law at the Beasley School of Law – Temple University. He graduated from their law program with honors in 2009. During his career, Heideck has specialized in commercial litigation. He also focuses on intellectual property, employment, and corporate law. He has been in practice in the Philadelphia area for his entire professional career.

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Over the years, Karl Heideck has used his expertise in a number of securities fraud and banking litigation cases that were very complicated to sort out. Other areas of the law he has worked on include corporate proceedings and cases involving product liability which have harmed consumers.

Karl Heideck was a litigator during the 2008 recession which greatly affected the financial and real estate industries. During this time he had cases that involved these industries such as in risk management, meeting liquidity requirements, and firms acquiring other ones.

Helping him write articles about legal matters, Karl Heideck holds a degree in English. This helps him inform his readers about things that can sometimes be quite complicated and so difficult to explain to those not familiar with the law. His articles appear in a variety of publications such as Philadelphia newspapers and others as well.