Rather Wants To Add Lost Earnings Claims To CBS Suit

Law360, New York (October 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Ousted CBS Corp. anchorman Dan Rather is seeking to amend his $70 million breach-of-contract lawsuit against his former employer to include allegations that he was shortchanged millions of dollars in income because he couldn't find jobs with other networks due to his damaged reputation in the news industry.

At a hearing Tuesday, Rather's lawyers asked Judge Ira Gammerman of the New York State Supreme Court for permission to expand his complaint to include claims that he could have made millions of dollars more per year if...
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