Six Council Members STILL Don't Get It!
Each lawsuit comprises two components: liability and damages. The former deals with whether the defendant has to pay anything; the latter deals with the amount.
Assume for the sake of argument he somehow prevails on the issue of liability. In other words, assume he dupes a jury into believing he's entitled to compensation. Unless the City has exceptionally horrid trial attorneys handling this case, there is just no way in Hell this guy gets anywhere near $2.7 million in damages. It's DOG FOOD, not lung cancer.