Paul Walker News: Is The Actor's Father Filing A Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against This Company? [VIDEO]
The late Paul Walker’s father, Paul Walker III, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Porsche, almost two years after the Fast & Furious actor's fatal car crash, E! News reports.
Two years ago, the Fast and Furious actor together with his friend Roger Rodas, 38, who was driving a 2005 Porsche Carrera GT going North of Los Angeles when the car spun out of control and slammed into a tree and both died.
According to E! News, Paul Walker III filed a negligence and wrongful death lawsuit against Porsche at a Los Angeles court just before the Thanksgiving holiday. The company has not responded to his filing.
Apparently, back in September, Paul Walker's daughter also filed a similar case. But Porsche replied to such lawsuit that the 40-year-old actor knew of the risk, perils and danger in respect to the use of the subject 2005 Carrera GT.
In addition, Porsche also believes that Meadow is barred from receiving any compensation because the actor "was a knowledgeable and sophisticated user of the car."
Not only Paul Walker's family sued Porsche but also Rodas' wife, Karen also sued for negligence and wrongful death, according to E! news , she claims that the car his husband and the actor rode in lacked a proper crash cage and other gas tank safety features and that an allegedly faulty part in the car's suspension system helped cause the crash.
In a statement released by NBC Los Angeles by the Lawyers of Porsche said "Roger Rodas's death, and all other injuries or damages claimed, were the result of Roger Rodas's own comparative fault." The company also stated the car was "abused and altered" and "misused or improperly maintained."