Paul Walker's Daughter Files Wrongful Death Suit Against Porsche

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Paul Walker's daughter is going after Porsche almost two years after the Fast & Furious star passed away in a fiery car crash.

Meadow Walker has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the luxury car company, with the 16-year-old and her lawyers alleging that the Porsche Carrera GT Paul was in "lacked safety features...that could have prevented the accident or, at a minimum, allowed Paul Walker to survive the crash," according to E! Online.

The suit also alleges that Porsche knew the car "had a history of instability and control issues," and reportedly "failed to install its electronic stability control system, which is specifically designed to protect against the swerving actions inherent in hyper-sensitive vehicles of this type." It also alleges that Paul's seat belt was "defective" and prevented him from escaping the car before it caught fire.

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"The bottom line is that the Porsche Carrera GT is a dangerous car," Meadow's lawyer Jeff Milam said in a statement to E! News. "It doesn't belong on the street. And we shouldn't be without Paul Walker or his friend, Roger Rodas."

After leaving a charity event Nov. 30, 2013, Paul and Roger both died in the crash N in Santa Clarita, Calif. after their car crashed into trees and a utility pole and caught fire. Neither one of them was able to escape. An investigation by law enforcement later revealed that speed was the cause of the accident.
Paul Walker-CrashFollowing Meadow's filing, Porsche responded, saying the people behind the wheel of the Porsche were at fault and not the car they were in, according to Deadline.

Aside from the lawsuit though, Meadow is also starting a foundation in honor of her dad, and shared the news with fans on her Instagram page earlier this month. "Reflecting on my father, I found myself reflecting on his passions," she captioned a shot of him holding her as a toddler. "His passion for the ocean, his passion for rescuing animals, his passion for helping people and his passion for spontaneous goodwill."

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"I wanted to start this foundation because I want to share that piece of him with the world," she continued. "I want to share that part of him with others. I am tremendously proud to be launching The #PaulWalkerFoundation (@paulwalkerfdn) on his birthday. I can't think of a better way to celebrate my father. #DoGood." We're sure her dad would love that.

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