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IN Celebrities ON 17 Nov, 2015
Paul Walker’s daughter Meadow (16) is suing Porsche almost two years after her father's tragic death. Lawyers for Meadow claim that the Fast and Furious star survived the impact of the crash but suffered horrifically when he was helplessly trapped inside the 2005 Carrera GT, reports TMZ.
Now Porsche hits back at Meadow Walker's lawsuit, which claimed her father was killed due to design flaws with the car he was in.
Porsche also stated that Paul should not have allowed or participated in a high-speed drive under the conditions that existed.
The teen's lawsuit disputed law enforcement's assertion that the crash was caused by speeding, with Roger Rodas driving between 80 to 93 miles per hour, as she claims his actual speed was between 63 and 71 mph.
Meadow also claimed 2005 Carrera GT, Paul was traveling in at the time "lacked safety features... that could have prevented the accident or, at a minimum, allowed Paul Walker to survive the crash."
A rep for Meadow said: "It is beyond regrettable that Porsche is trying to deflect its responsibility by blaming the victim. The facts are clear: Paul was the passenger in a car that was not designed to protect its occupants, in a crash on a dry, empty straightaway in broad daylight and at speeds well below the vehicle's advertised capabilities." They added: "If Porsche had designed the car to include proper safety features, Paul would have survived, he would be filming Fast, and Furious 8 and Meadow Walker would have the father she adored."
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