Paul Walker’s Daughter Wins $10.1 Million Settlement Over Father’s Deadly Crash

Meadow Walker receives big payout from the estate of driver Roger Rodas

Last Updated: April 8, 2016 @ 12:57 PM

Paul Walker‘s daughter has received a $10.1 million settlement from the estate of driver Roger Rodas, in relation to the 2013 crash that killed her father.

The settlement was actually reached in November 2014, though news of the award leaked Thursday.

An individual familiar with the settlement told TheWrap that the estate paid out the $10.1 million for Rodas’ share of responsibility in the crash. As Meadow Walker, 17, is still a minor, the money will be kept in a trust that she does not control.

Walker’s attorney Jeff Milam told TheWrap in a statement that the settlement represents only “a fraction of what her father would have received as an international movie star” had he not died in the crash.

Walker is also suing Porsche, claiming that the Porsche Carrera GT that Walker was traveling in was licensed for use on the road and was capable of a top speed of 205 m.p.h., yet “lacked safety features that are found on well-designed racing cares or even Porsche’s least expensive road cars — features that could have prevented the accident or, at a minimum, allowed Paul Walker to survive the crash.”

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department determined that the deadly crash was the result of “unsafe speed,” with traffic collision experts finding that the 2005 Porsche Carrera GT was traveling between 80 and 93 miles per hour when it collided with a power pole and multiple trees. The posted speed limit on the Santa Clarita, California, road where the crash occurred was 45 mph. Despite the sheriff’s department report, the lawsuit contends that the car was only traveling 45 to 55 m.p.h. when it struck the pole.

Earlier this month, the widow of Rodas, who was driving the Porsche, lost her lawsuit against the car company.

In her suit, Kristine Rodas contended that the crash occurred because of a failure in the 2005 Porsche Carrera GT’s suspension system and a lack of proper safety features.

In 2014, it was reported that “Fast and the Furious” star Walker left his entire estate, valued at  $25 million, to his daughter.