US high court sets aside record award against Ford

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WASHINGTON, May 19 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court granted on Monday a Ford Motor Co. appeal and set aside a ruling that upheld a record $290 million punitive damages award against the automaker over a deadly 1993 California rollover accident with a Ford Bronco. Ford had called it the largest personal injury award that had been affirmed on appeal in U.S. history. The justices sent the case back to a California court for further consideration in view of the high court's ruling last ...

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