District court in Los Angeles refused to prosecute the German automaker Porsche for the death of actor Paul Walker and his friend Roger Rodas. We will add that earlier the widow of Rodas accused the company that in the car there was no protective device that can prevent the consequences of the accident.
Cristina Rodas in its lawsuit pointed out that the Porsche should be liable because the vehicle was not fitted with security systems that can save from the death of the passengers of Walker and Rodas. The woman demanded compensation. However, in the view of judge Philip Gutierrez, the claim is groundless, as not been provided with convincing evidence that the death was caused due to illegal actions of the car manufacturer.
Cristina Rodas plans to appeal to the Supreme court of Los Angeles, as a result, the district court did not approve it. Now judge Gutierrez also investigates a similar claim which was filed against Porsche 16-year-old daughter of Paul Walker meadow rain Walker. In addition to accusations of lack of protection, she also drew attention to a serious technical failure: in its lawsuit, it indicated that the seat belt, which was buckled her father, for some reason blocked, and Paul Walker couldn’t escape and was burned alive in the car. The judge noted that the decision on the application of Christine Rodas does not affect the case of the daughter of Paul Walker. By the way, in November, father Walker also filed a lawsuit against the carmaker.
November 30, 2013 Paul Walker and his friend Roger Rodas, who was driving the car Porsche Carrera GT, died in the accident. The investigation revealed that the vehicle was traveling at a speed of 151 km/h, the driver lost control the car turned around 180 degrees, after which it hit a few trees and a lamppost and caught fire.