Paul Walker's daughter settles Porsche lawsuit

With nearly four years passing since Paul Walker's tragic death, his daughter Meadow has settled her wrongful death lawsuit against Porsche, officially ending on October 16.

Walker, who was 40, died in a auto accident on November 30, 2013, when the Porsche he was riding in crashed and exploded in Santa Clarita, California.

Meadow and Porsche reached a resolution in her wrongful death lawsuit for an undisclosed amount on October 16, according to court documents obtained by Entertainment Tonight. Due to the nature of the case, the terms of the settlement are confidential and both sides have allegedly requested that the wrongful death case be dismissed. They also alleged that Walker knew the vehicle he was getting in, and knew the risks of riding at high speeds.

The lawsuit also alleged the Carrera GT had a "history of instability and control issues", accoridng to The Blast. According to ABC News story, Porsche originally alleged that Paul Walker "knowingly and voluntarily assumed all risk, perils and danger in respect to the use of the subject 2005 Carrera GT".

Two years of bitter struggle later, Porsche and Meadow Walker agreed to cancel the lawsuits.

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Meadow has already received a $10.1 million settlement in 2016 from the estate of Roger Rhodas, the man behind the wheels during the accident.

Paul Walker in character as Brian O'Conner in "Fast Five". "And we shouldn't be without Paul Walker or his friend, Roger Rodas".

She filed the suit in 2015 claiming her father had been trapped by a faulty seat belt and burned alive, also claiming the manufacturer had been aware the auto had safety issues.

Many of those who are unhappy with the settlement also appear to be Porsche fans, who have been taken their anger to Meadow's latest Instagram post, , in which she writes about fulfilling random acts of kindness in honor of her dad.

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