Langston & Lott, PLLC Booneville
Drunk Driving Accident

Booneville Drunk Driving Accident Attorneys

In Mississippi, the impact of drunk driving remains a significant concern, with statistics underscoring the state’s challenges in curbing DUI-related fatalities and accidents. 

If you were injured by a drunk driver, you need to have a legal partner by your side. At Langston & Lott, our Booneville drunk driving accident lawyers bring a combination of compassion, experience, and a relentless pursuit of justice to help you navigate these challenging times. We’re committed to securing the compensation and closure you need to move forward.

Why Choose Langston & Lott for Your Booneville Drunk Driving Accident Case?

With over 50 years of collective legal experience and a reputation for achieving multi-million dollar settlements and awards, Langston & Lott stands out for its client-centered approach. Our dedication is reflected in our 100% Client Satisfaction Guarantee, underscoring our commitment to your case's success and your well-being.

Our firm is conveniently located in Booneville near the Mississippi Department of Human Services and in Tupelo near Tupelo City Hall. We take pride in our local roots and strive to make our services as accessible and reassuring as possible.

What Is the Potential Compensation for Victims of Drunk Driving Accidents?

The road to recovery after a drunk driving accident includes more than just physical healing.

It often entails overcoming significant financial obstacles, including medical bills, lost wages, and the need for long-term care.

  • Medical Expenses: Immediate and ongoing medical care can be financially overwhelming. This includes emergency services, hospital stays, surgeries, medications, and rehabilitation.
  • Lost Wages: Compensation for lost wages covers the income lost while recovering. This also accounts for diminished earning capacity if you’re unable to return to your former employment due to your injuries.
  • Pain and Suffering: This form of compensation addresses the physical pain and emotional distress suffered as a result of the accident, including anxiety, depression, and loss of enjoyment of life.
  • Future Care Needs: Long-term medical care, rehabilitation, and home modifications are considered for those facing ongoing challenges from their injuries.
  • Property Damage: Compensation for repairs or the replacement of your vehicle and any personal belongings damaged in the accident.
  • Punitive Damages: In egregious cases, punitive damages may punish the drunk driver and deter future misconduct.


Our goal at Langston & Lott is to ensure every aspect of your claim is thoroughly pursued, aiming for a resolution that fully addresses your losses and supports your recovery.

Where Can Drunk Driving Accidents Occur in Booneville?

According to one study, Mississippi experienced a notably high rate of drunk driving deaths, with 543 fatalities noted over a three-year period. This placed Mississippi at the top for DUI fatalities per 100,000 residents, with a rate of 8.77, highlighting the state’s position as having the most severe issue with drunk driving fatalities in the nation​​.

The Mississippi State Department of Health reports that over 150 Mississippians lose their lives annually in crashes involving alcohol-impaired drivers, a figure that, while part of a national issue resulting in at least 10,000 deaths each year, is particularly alarming for the state​​.

This situation indicates not just a public health crisis but a deep-rooted challenge in driving culture and enforcement that necessitates concerted efforts for change.

In a broader context, Mississippi had 697 fatal crashes in 2021, marking the highest rate in the country at 26.2 deaths per 100,000 people. This statistic encompasses all fatal crashes, not solely those attributed to DUI, but it emphasizes the overall road safety crisis in the state.

Notably, more than half of these fatal crashes involved a single vehicle, and a significant portion occurred in rural areas, where factors like a lack of seat belt use and impaired driving contribute to the high fatality rate​​.

In Booneville, the risk of serious accidents, including those exacerbated by impaired driving, is notably present on major highways and roads as well as in less monitored rural and county roads and busy intersections. 

Specifically, U.S. Route 45, which passes through the western part of Booneville, connects the city with other significant areas like Corinth and Tupelo, serving as a corridor for both local and through traffic​​. This route, alongside Mississippi Highway 4, which runs to the north of Booneville, and Mississippi Highway 145 which traverses the city, are significant roads where traffic volume and speed can significantly increase the likelihood of accidents​​​​.

Mississippi Highway 30, located to the south of Booneville, adds to the network of major roads that are important for the city’s connectivity but also pose potential risks for traffic incidents, especially when involving impaired drivers​​. 

The intersections of these highways within and around Booneville can become hotspots for collisions, with the potential for impaired driving to further complicate safety on these roads.

The less monitored rural and county roads in the surrounding areas may not have the same levels of traffic enforcement or safety measures as the highways, potentially increasing the risk of accidents due to factors like poor visibility and road conditions that can worsen the impact when combined with impaired driving.

Types of Drunk Driving Accidents and Injuries We Handle

Our attorneys at Langston & Lott handle a wide range of drunk driving accident claims, including head-on collisions, side-impact crashes, and rollovers. Victims may suffer from severe injuries, such as head traumas, spinal cord injuries, broken bones, and more, requiring comprehensive legal representation.

How We Battle the Insurance Companies

Insurance companies often seek to minimize compensation to victims. Our Booneville drunk driving accident lawyers have 50 years of experience in countering these tactics, striving to ensure you receive a settlement that truly reflects your losses and suffering.

What Are the Steps to Take Following a Drunk Driving Accident in Boonville?

Your actions post-accident can improve your chances of receiving financial compensation for your injuries. Prioritize medical care, document all expenses related to your recovery, and maintain records of how the accident impacts your life. Then, bring this information to us so we can help you strengthen your claim.

Casey Langston Lott, Personal Injury Lawyer
in Booneville

Contact a Booneville Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer at Langston & Lott

Let Our attorneysLangston & Lott handle the legal burdens so you can focus on healing. Reach out to us at (662) 728-9733 to learn how we can support you through this difficult time. Our Booneville drunk driving accident lawyers are here to advocate for you every step of the way.

Booneville Office Location

100 South Main Street

Booneville, MS 38829