UPDATE 2-US high court sets aside record award against Ford

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(Adds Ford reaction, paragraphs 6-7) By James Vicini WASHINGTON, May 19 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court gave Ford Motor Co. a victory on Monday and set aside a record $290 million punitive damages award against it over a deadly 1993 California rollover accident with a Ford Bronco. Ford had called this the largest personal injury award that had been affirmed on appeal in U.S. history. The high court set aside the California court ruling that upheld the award. The justices sent the ...

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