I recently heard the term "burn season" which caused me to think about cold weather in an entirely new light. We represent a severely burned young man who is experiencing an aggressive timetable of reconstructive surgery. The doctor explained that his goal is to complete as much surgery as possible before "burn season" arrives.
The doctor explained that as the weather gets cold burn injuries and the need for emergency surgery increase dramatically. Cold weather results in space heaters causing fires, enclosed houses and exploding gas, Christmas tree fires, campfire injuries and other sources of burns associated with cold weather.
Fire injuries in cold weather are so predictable that the health care community must include that phenomenon in scheduling. Please be careful.
Cumberland School of Law, Cum Laude graduate Peter F. Burns practice areas include business litigation will contests, medical malpractice, legal malpractice, and other matters of complex civil litigation. Mr. Burns is licensed to practice before the United States Supreme Court and is a Certified Alabama Mediator; Board-Certified Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy, and a member of national and state Legal associations.