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Name: People v. Pirnia
Case #: E032345
Court: CA Court of Appeal
District 4 DCA
Division: 2
Opinion Date: 11/06/2003
Subsequent History: None

A physician who performed a botched breast augmentation surgery while his license to practice medicine was suspended was properly convicted of mayhem. His performance of the surgery while he was unlicensed was not only “wrongful” as required by the statute, but also illegal.