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

Meadow Walker

The "Fast and Furious" actor died at age 40 in November 2013 in a vehicle crash. When Meadow initially filed the suit in September 2015, she and her legal team alleged that the Porsche Carrera GT "lacked safety features.that could have prevented the accident or, at a minimum, allowed Paul Walker to survive the crash".

In the lawsuit, Meadow accused the manufacturer of improperly installing safety features on the vehicle model that her father was riding in. Meadow's lawyers claimed, in court documents referenced by People, that Porsche knew that the Carrera GT had a history of instability and control issues and "failed to install its electronic stability control system", which they claim was "specifically created to protect against the swerving actions inherent in hyper-sensitive vehicles of this type".

Walker's father, Paul Walker III, also settled a separate lawsuit against the German automobile manufacturer. They also claimed that the auto lacked safety features that are present in well-designed race cars even in Porsche's affordable vehicles. According to ABC News story, Porsche originally alleged that Paul Walker "knowingly and voluntarily assumed all risk, perils and danger in respect to the use of the subject 2005 Carrera GT".

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According to documents obtained by The Blast, Meadow Walker has reached a resolution with Porsche, with both parties requesting the dismissal of the wrongful death case.

In related news, years after Paul's death, his "Fast and Furious" co-star continues to remember him.

He and driver Roger Rodas both died at the scene. At the time, Meadow's lawyer, Jeffrey Millam, released a statement explaining how Roger's family had "taken partial responsibility" for the crash by reaching a settlement.

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