Automobile Accidents are among the top causes of wrongful death lawsuits in the United States. However, you have a negligence duty when filing a lawsuit. Fortunately, wrongful death lawyers at Robert J. DeBry & Associates help surviving family members get compensation for the damages caused by their loved one’s death. Paul Walker’s death is among the high-profile cases where a plaintiff sued an automobile company for compensation for wrongful death.
Paul Walker’s Death
Walker, 40, and his advisor Rodger Rodas died after their Porsche Carrera GT exploded into flames. The two were traveling in a Porsche Carrera GT when the accident happened. The passenger side hit a sidewalk and then a tree causing thermal and traumatic injuries.
Paul Walker’s Daughter Filed
A 16-year-old Meadow Rain’s wrongful death lawyer filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Porsche. Walker’s attorneys claimed that multiple design flaws by Porsche caused the car accident. The case included allegations that the car lacked essential safety features that could have prevented accidents or fatal damages. Meadow’s attorney claimed that the vehicle lacked safety features in most racing cars.
Porsche did assume responsibility for Paul Walker’s death. Instead, they blamed him for driving in an abused and altered vehicle. They claimed the accident was a result of the Walkers’ comparative fault.
The Investigation Report
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department investigated and reported that the accident was because of unsafe speeds. The high-performance vehicle traveled at approximately 100 mph before the driver lost control.
Contact An Experienced Lawyer
After Paul Walker’s death, the family filed a wrong death lawsuit. Wrongful death lawyers at Robert J. DeBry & Associates will help you get wrongful death claims as soon as possible. We offer expert advice and services to help you get the justice you deserve.