Paul Walker’s Father Files Lawsuit Against Porsche Over Son’s Fatal Crash

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Paul Walker's father filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Porsche on Wednesday, Nov. 26  Mark Renders/Getty Images

Paul Walker's father filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Porsche on Wednesday, Nov. 26, claiming that the car his son was riding in lacked safety features that could have saved his life, the Associated Press reports.

The Fast & Furious star died in November 2013 in a fiery car accident in Santa Clarita, Calif., that also killed his friend Roger Rodas, the driver of the 2005 Porsche Carrera GT.

Walker's father is the executor of his son's estate, and the lawsuit is similar to one filed by the actor's 17-year-old daughter, Meadow, in September.

Meadow's lawsuit argues that the car lacked a proper stability control system and other safeguards that would have protected occupants and prevented the car from catching fire after a crash.

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

Porsche has previously claimed that it was Rodas' error and not the car that killed the two men.

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