Dan Rather Strikes Out Again With Firing Suit

Law360, New York (October 8, 2009, 1:06 PM EDT) -- A New York Supreme Court judge has bounced a second suit filed by former CBS anchor Dan Rather over his controversial firing on the heels of an appellate court tossing out his original $70 million breach of contract claim.

On Tuesday, New York Supreme Court Justice Ira Gammerman sided with the defense in its motion to dismiss, throwing out a second suit against CBS Corp. CEO Leslie Moonves and former CBS News President Andrew Heyward.

Justice Gammerman had previously tossed the executives from the $70 million...
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