Paul Walker
U.S. actor Paul Walker presents a creation from Colcci's 2013/2014 summer collection during Sao Paulo Fashion Week March 21, 2013. Reuters/Filipe Carvalho

Meadow Walker has filed a lawsuit against Porsche over the “wrongful death” of her father, two years after Paul Walker died in a car accident.

The “Fast & Furious” actor’s 16-year-old daughter claims that her father survived the impact of the crash; however, the star was trapped and burned alive, according to the lawsuit papers obtained by TMZ. Paul and his friend, Roger Rodas, died after the 2005 Porsche Carrera GT that Rodas was driving crashed into several trees. The actor was in the passenger seat at that time.

Walker’s lawyers state in the lawsuit that the actor was still alive before a fire broke out in the crashed car, but that Paul was trapped in the passenger seat since the seatbelt "snapped Walker's torso back with thousands of pounds of force, thereby breaking his ribs and pelvis". The lawyers further claim that the actor “breathed soot into his trachea” while the Porsche car burned.

Walker’s lawsuit also alleges that the speed of the car during the time of the accident was only between 63 and 71 mph and not 80 to 93 mph, which authorities had previously stated. Walker’s lawyers also cited several car defects that allegedly contributed to the actor's death, such as deficient side door reinforcements, fuel lines and the lack of an electronic stability control system. The lawsuit further claims that Porsche “failed to install” a stability control system despite allegedly knowing that the Carrera GT had "a history of instability and control issues".

Meanwhile, the suit filed by Walker is similar to what Rodas’ wife, Kristine Rodas, filed against Porsche in May last year. However, in September 2014, U.S. District Judge Philip Gutierrez dismissed four of the five grounds, citing that the complaint did not include enough specifics to support it, CNN reported.

Rodas’ lawyer’s “strict liability claim,” which stated that the Porsche Carrera GT lacked a crash cage that would have prevented the deaths, was the only allegation that the court did not dismiss. Mark Geragos, Rodas' lawyer, told CNN then that they plan to revive and change the lawsuit given that the judge only granted a partial dismissal with leave to amend.

Walker and Rodas died in November 2013.

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