Rather's Wrongful Dismissal Suit Against CBS Tossed

Law360, New York (September 29, 2009, 3:37 PM EDT) -- A New York appeals court has thrown out breach of contract and the other remaining claims in news anchor Dan Rather's suit against CBS Corp. alleging he was booted from his position as the network's top anchorman because of a controversial report on President George W. Bush's Vietnam-era military service.

A five-judge panel in the New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division, First Department, ruled Monday that a lower state court erred in denying CBS' motion to dismiss Rather's claims for breach of contract and breach...
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