The teenage daughter of Fast & Furious actor Paul Walker has won the $10.1 million settlement from the estate of Roger Rodas, who was driving the car in which her father died.
The money was awarded to 17 years old Meadow Walker after it was agreed that Rodas was partially responsible for the accident due to directing the car through any particularly unsafe maneuvers when it went out of control.
The accident happened in Valencia, California, Rodas was behind the wheel of a car at the time of the accident. The settlement between Walker and Rodas estate was originally finalized in November 2014 but was not previously disclosed.
The money, which has been placed in a trust for Meadow, Only covers “a fraction of what her father would have earned had his life not been tragically cut short.”
Walker, who was 40 years old when he died, a managing director of wealth management for bank of America Merrill Lynch and was a client of Rodas who had rearranged the actor financial portfolio.
Both Rodas and Walker died at the scene after the Porsche hit a concrete pole and several trees while travelling between 80 and 93 miles-an-hour when it crashed in a 45-miles-an-hour speed zone. A 2014 inquiry cited the speed and the vehicle’s rarely used a nine-year-old tires as the primary factors in the fatal crash accident. Both walker and Rodas bodies were severely burned.