In a move likely inspired by the "Austin Powers" villain Dr. Evil, a Manhattan man has filed a two undecillion dollar lawsuit against New York City and basically everyone in it.
Anton Purisima, 62, is suing for two undecillion, an astronomical amount that would fit quite uncomfortably on a check. With a 2 followed by 36 zeros, the figure appears like so:
According to the New York Post, Purisima filed the hand-written lawsuit in April. He is suing New York City as well as two local hospitals, Kmart, a bakery and even a "Latina" dog owner. The man is requesting damages for "civil-rights violations, personal injury, discrimination in national origin, retaliation, harassment, fraud, attempted murder, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and conspiracy to defraud," says the Post.
In the 22-page document, he details that he is suing for injuries such as an infected middle finger he received after being bitten by a "rabies-infected" dog on a bus. He also added that no amount of money could meet his listed demands, making the damages for his suit "priceless."
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Purisima will represent himself in the case but has yet to comment on the suit when contacted by reporters.