The daughter of actor Paul Walker, died died in fiery crash of a Porsche sports car in CA, 2 years ago, filed a death legal proceeding against the Audi in LA on Monday, court records show.
Meadow Walker claimed with grievance that the car-maker skimped on safety options for the vehicle, that may have either prevented the crash entirely or almost keep Walker alive.
Paul Walker was a rider in 2005 Porsche Carrera GT driven by Roger Rodas, who lost control of the vehicle before it careened into trees and a utility pole in Santa Clarita, northwest of LA, killing 2 men in Nov 2013.
The suit aforesaid Porsche Ag knew the Sports Car model had a "history of instability and driving control issues" and said that the seat belts were designed in a crash, the shoulder belt anchor would be took beside the rear engine compartment whereas the seat anchor would stay with.
"This snapped Walker's body back with thousands of pounds of force, thereby breaking his ribs and pelvis, flattening his seat and took him in a very supine position, wherever he remained alive till the vehicle erupted into flames one minute and twenty seconds later," the filing same.
"Absent these defects within the Porsche Carrera GT, Paul Walker would be alive nowadays," the grievance side, citing the life belt design and different issues.
Porsche couldn't be instantly reached for discuss Monday. however attorneys for the German auto company said in April that Rodas was responsible for the crash following a case filed by his widow against the company's North yank unit last year.Attorneys for Company Audi had then denied that the Porsche had any defects.
Walker's death at the age of forty led to temporary halt in production of "Fast &
Furious 7", the most recent picture show within the successful series regarding illegal street car racing that helped popularize his career.
The LA Times has said that the LA County Sheriff's Department and CA road Patrol found that unsafe speeds were responsible for the crash, not mechanical issues. The newspaper mentioned investigators made the determination after consulting with technicians from Porsche.