Meadow Walker will go ahead with her lawsuit against Porsche in September, despite the car manufacturer's court victory this week. On Monday a judge ruled that there was not enough evidence to support Kristine Rodas' claim that the car Paul and her husband Roger Rodas were riding in lacked basic safety features that would have saved both their lives. But Meadow's lawyer said she will push ahead regardless.
"The issues in the cases are very different," attorney Jeff Milam said in a statement. "Meadow's father, Paul Walker, was a passenger in the car. He survived the crash but was burned to death because of the vehicle's defects."
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Paul Walker and his friend Roger Rodas were killed in November 2013
Of Monday's ruling, he added: "A significant portion of the judge's decision was based on the rejection of evidence because of missed deadlines, and also a failure to sure Porsche AG, the manufacturer. Meadow will continue to fight to hold Porsche accountable for selling a defective product that kills."
In her lawsuit, Kristine Rodas had claimed that the Carrera GT her husband was driving at the time of the 2013 crash had a faulty suspension, lacked a racing fuel cell and a properly functioning crash cage. Her attorney has confirmed she will appeal Monday's ruling.
Meadow's lawyer has said she is pushing ahead with her lawsuit
Similarly, Meadow, 17, and her legal team allege that Porshe "failed to install its electronic stability control system", which they say is "specifically designed to protect against the swerving actions inherent in hyper-sensitive vehicles of this type."
Roger's children, and Paul's father, Paul Walker III, have also filed wrongful death lawsuits against Porsche.