I'm Abe Froman
I'm Abe Froman

According to the LA Times, the teenage daughter of actor Paul Walker has filed a wrongful-death suit against Porsche AG. The suit is claiming defects in the car that the 40-year-old star of “The Fast and the Furious” franchise rode in when he was killed in a fiery crash nearly two years ago.

According to the complaint, Porsche AG knew the Carrera GT had a history of instability but failed to install a control system that would have addressed such issues. It also installed the model’s seat belts in such a way that when the car fractured on impact, the shoulder belt anchor was yanked along with the rear engine compartment as the seat belt anchor stayed put.

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“This snapped Walker’s torso back with thousands of pounds of force, thereby breaking his ribs and pelvis, flattening his seat and trapping him in a supine position, where he remained alive until the vehicle erupted into flames one minute and twenty seconds later.”

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