Paul Walker's Daughter Settles Lawsuit Against Porsche After Fatal 2013 Crash


Following the crash, which left them both dead, Meadow claimed that the history of instability and control issues by the vehicle - specifically her father being restrained by a faulty seatbelt - are what led him to burn alive while the auto went up in flames.

Meadow sued the vehicle company in 2015 claiming her father initially survived the high-speed crash while he was a passenger in the Carrera GT, but was unable to escape the wreckage after being trapped by the seat belt, and was burned alive.

The daughter of late actor Paul Walker has settled her wrongful death lawsuit with Porsche two years after she claimed the auto company was responsible for her father's death.

Meadow filed the lawsuit against Porsche two years later, claiming the car's engine and lack of safety features had prevented her father from surviving the crash.

Walker's lawyers accused Porsche of knowing the Carrera GT had a history of "instability and control issues".

Porsche disputed the lawsuit, stating that Paul Walker was "a knowledgeable and sophisticated user of the 2005 Carrera GT" and saying that the particular vehicle was "misused and improperly maintained".

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Following the news, Walker's daughter, Meadow, sued Roger Rodas, the man driving, and won a $10 million settlement.

Two years of bitter struggle later, Porsche and Meadow Walker agreed to cancel the lawsuits. Meadow, however, was awarded $10.1 million on behalf of Rodas' estate past year.

According to a report from The Blast, the 18-year-old "reached a resolution with Porsche on October 16".

He and driver Roger Rodas both died at the scene.

Meadow's lawyer Jeff Milam told ABC News at the time the auto was "dangerous".

According to court documents obtained by The Blast, Meadow and Porsche have since reached a settlement.