Miami jury awards $61 mln in Ford rollover case

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MIAMI, Nov 17 (Reuters) - A jury has ordered Ford Motor Co. to pay $61 million to the parents of a 17-year-old who died when the Ford Explorer in which he was riding rolled over, a lawyer said on Thursday. Ford, the second-largest U.S. automaker, said it would appeal the verdict. Florida attorney Bruce Kaster said the ruling in favor of his clients turned on the sport utility vehicle's stability and handling and cleared the way for similar trials against Ford to proceed in Florida, ...

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