Meadow Walker alleged the auto manufacture company was responsible for the wrongful death of her actor father, who died while riding in the passenger seat of a Porsche in 2013. His friend, Roger Rodas, 38, was driving Porsche Carrera GT in Santa Clarita, Calif., when the auto crashed into a lamp post, catching fire.
Meadow Rain Walker, daughter of the late "Fast and Furious" franchise star Paul Walker, has settled her wrongful-death lawsuit with the automaker Porsche. Meadow Walker's suit, filed in 2015 when she was 16, alleged Walker was trapped in the vehicle by the seat belt, causing him to burn alive. The lawsuit claims that Porsche knew the Carrera GT had a history of "instability and control issues".
The suit also alleged that the car's seat belt was installed in such a way that when the vehicle fractured on impact, the shoulder belt was yanked with the rear engine compartment while the seat belt anchor stayed put, trapping Walker in the burning auto.
"Absent these defects in the Porsche Carrera GT, Paul Walker would be alive today", the suit alleges.
Venus Williams vs Jelena Ostapenko, WTA Finals
At 4-5 down and serving to stay in the match, a spectator led a chant of "Let's go, Venus", but the Latvian had other ideas. Earlier, Williams revived her WTA Finals campaign with an epic three-hour, three-set victory over Ostapenko.
The documents state that Paul Walker's father also settled a separate lawsuit against Porsche.
Two years of bitter struggle later, Porsche and Meadow Walker agreed to cancel the lawsuits.
The 18-year-old daughter of the late star and the German luxury auto maker had reached reached a resolution on October 16, said The Blast citing documents obtained. Meadow Walker, who was 15 at the time of her father's death, already received a $10.1 million settlement in 2016 from Rodas' estate.
See how one of Walker's former Fast & Furious co-stars tributed him in the BET Breaks video above. Both Paul Walker and the driver, Roger Rodas, were pronounced dead at the scene.