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Paul Walker’s Father Also Sues Porsche for Lack of Safety Features

This may sound like a repost, but the news is as fresh as a warm bread, considering the suit was filed on Wednesday. Last time somebody was suing the German sportscar maker for almost the same reason, it was the late actor’s daughter who started the legal action. With this new case, the car manufacturer is facing at least three lawsuits that relate to the fiery car accident that left Paul Walker and his friend dead on site.
Paul Walker leaving his own charity in the passenger seat of the Porsche Carrera that crashed later that day 1 photo
Paul Walker’s tragic death remains one of the cases that need some real closure, considering the Fast and Furious actor’s close ones can’t quite accept how everything settled. The police investigation stated that it was excessive speed that led to the crash, but Meadow Walker and now the actor’s father believe differently.

The estate of Paul Walker has sued Porsche for negligence and wrongful death over the accident that killed the Fast & Furious star two years ago, according to AP. Similar to previous accusations made by the Hollywood star’s daughter, the new lawsuit claims the Porsche Carrera GT Walker was riding in lacked safety features that could have prevented his death when it crashed in Valencia, California.

As it is well known, shortly after the impact, the car burst into flames, killing Walker and his longtime friend, racing pro Roger Rodas. This makes for the third case currently waiting for a possible lawsuit, considering Rodas’ widow also filed a wrongful death claim against the carmaker in state court on Wednesday. It should be noted that she also has a pending claim against Porsche in federal court.

Porsche still has to respond to the new accusations, but the luxury carmaker will most likely have a similar statement to the one it made the other week. As it has been reported recently, the company has once again pointed towards its innocence saying that, if there’s anybody to blame for the tragic accident, it’s Paul Walker. The Germans said the actor should not have allowed or participated in a high-speed ride under the given conditions at the time of the accident.


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