Paul Walker's Daughter Meadow Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Porsche

Paul Walker's Daughter Meadow Settles With Porsche in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Two months after Meadow filed her lawsuit, Porsche alleged that Walker knew "knowingly and voluntarily assumed all risks, perils and danger in respect to the use of the subject 2005 Carrera GT". After a tragic crash that left the two dead, Meadow alleges that the history of instability and control issues by the vehicle, more specifically her father being trapped by a faculty seatbelt, is what led Paul to burn alive.

The Blast reports 18-year-old Meadow Walker reached an agreement with Porsche on October 16. ABC News reports according to the lawsuit, Paul Walker unable to get out of the vehicle due to the seat belt design and was alive for a full minute and 20 seconds after the collision, until the auto "erupted into flames" and he passed.

Furthermore, Meadow claimed that Porsche was aware that the vehicle "had a history of instability and control issues". The company, however, reportedly "failed to install its electronic stability control system, which is specifically created to protect against the swerving actions inherent in hyper-sensitive vehicles of this type". However, Meadow's lawsuit claimed that her father and Roger may have only been driving between 63 and 71 miles per hour before the crash.

"Absent these defects in the Porsche Carrera GT, Paul Walker would be alive today", the suit alleges. Meadow was awarded a $10.1 million settlement a year ago from Rodas' estate, and a January 2014 probate petition attached to Paul Walker's 2001 will names her the sole beneficiary of what the document estimates to be a $25 million estate left in a trust.

Two years of bitter struggle later, Porsche and Meadow Walker agreed to cancel the lawsuits.

In related news, years after Paul's death, his "Fast and Furious" co-star continues to remember him. However, according to the lawsuit, Paul's driver Roger Rodas may have only been going between 63 and 71 miles per hour when he lost control. "And we shouldn't be without Paul Walker or his friend, Roger Rodas", said Jeff Milam, the lawyer of Meadow Walker.



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