Personal Injury

Injury Lawyers With A
Reputation You Can Trust

Top Rated & Reviewed Attorneys

Among The Best Injury Law Firms

For over 70 years the Hanagan name has enjoyed the highest reputation for quality and caring representation of local personal injury and workers’ compensation clients and their families in all of southern Illinois. The Hanagan & McGovern law firm carries on that tradition.

Our Commitment To You

Injury Lawyers With A Reputation
You Can Trust

We care about our clients and their needs. Being injured and out of work is very stressful on a family. It can be overwhelming at times. Having been involved with thousands of injury victims over the years, we know this all too well. We offer patience and understanding during these trying times. We work to relieve you of the burdens associated with your claim, and provide results for you as quickly as we can

Secure appropriate medical care:

Medical care is expensive. Frequently employers and insurance companies try to save money by refusing to authorize needed medical care. If your injury or workers’ compensation claim has been denied or you are being denied medical treatment, we can help you get the medical care you need.

We’ll fight for your rights every step
of the way:

If the insurance carrier is denying your rights, we will fight them every step of the way to secure the benefits you deserve.

Advise you of your rights and how the
legal system can help:

We take the time to sit down with you and explain how the legal system can help with your specific problem, what benefits it has to offer, and give you some basic time lines that you can expect for your claim. If you already have a settlement offer, we’ll go over it with you and tell you whether we think it is fair and whether we can do better for you. If not, we’ll tell you so – up-front and at no charge..

Get your medical bills paid:

Employers and insurance companies don’t care about your credit rating. Many times they refuse to pay for medical treatment you already received. We can keep the collection agencies off your back and get those bills taken care of, usually without any harm at all to your credit rating.

Areas We Serve

Although our office is located in Mount Vernon, Hanagan & McGovern serves all areas in southern Illinois and south central Illinois. We serve Albion, Benton, Carlyle, Centralia, Effingham, Fairfield, Flora, Herrin, Lawrenceville, Marion, McLeansboro, Mt. Carmel, Mt. Vernon, Nashville, Olney, Pinckneyville, Salem and the surrounding towns, areas and counties.

Personal injury, Workers’ Compensation, disability, and death cases are the only work we do. We don’t handle personal injury cases as a sideline of our practice. It’s what we do day in and day out. Brian McGovern and Steve Hanagan have over 50 years combined concentrated experience representing personal injury victims, injured workers’ and their families in injury, disability and workers’ compensation claims all over southern Illinois.

WE GET RESULTS

We always give clients our best
whether the case has a million dollar
value or a thousand dollar value.

$1M

Car Accident

$ 256K

Van / Turck Collision

$ 500K

Car Accident

$ 400K

Fall At Department Store

$ 500K

Car Accident

$ 400K

Fall At Department Store

$ 256K

Van / Turck Collision

$1M

Car Accident

Let Us Put Our
Experience To Work For You

Our attorneys will sit down with you and discuss your situation and tell you what we can do to help. We will meet with you personally to explain your rights and how we can provide the representation you deserve to win your case. We do not charge a fee when you call us, or even when you come to discuss your case with us.
We only charge a fee after we have recovered benefits for you.
If you have difficulty making it to our offices, we can meet with you in your home, hospital room, or numerous other locations.

If you, a close friend, or family member are injured or are being denied insurance benefits, you need a local attorney with a proven track record and years of experience fighting workers’ compensation, injury and disability claims. When your family’s future depends on results, don’t settle for the general practice lawyer down the street. You need a lawyer with experience and a proven reputation fighting nothing but workers’ compensation and injury claims. You need a lawyer that can deliver results. You can count on us to handle all injury, disability and death claims including:

Recent Client Reviews

I had to fire my St. Louis lawyer because he couldn’t get the job done. The coal company was fighting me every step of the way. They tried to stop my medical treatment. They tried to cut off my benefits. Steve was there to fight the company all the way through a final hearing and the company was ordered to pay me for life. I couldn’t be happier with the result

Steve E -
March 29, 2018

Thank you so much for the beautiful flowers. It’s so nice to know that i have an a attorney that doesn’t just care about my case, but cares about me as a person. Thanks so much.

We appreciate what you and your staff done to help getting his bills paid. Words cant’t explain the feelings for all the time you took in helping us. If we know of someone who needs a lawyer. We will be happy to give them your name.

Mr.Hangan
“Considering a cash settlement wasn’t my priority on my first visit to you, this number you have earned for me is so far beyond any expectations. I’m Humb.
Thank You.”

W.K. -

“I was thinking about this the other day. Words can’t express how much I want to thank you for what you have done. It isn’t about the money it is about the ethics of what the insurance company and my previous lawyer did. This shouldn’t have happened and I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart.”

P.B. -

Mr. McGovern is commended for a high level of advocacy. He presented key evidence at the initial and supplemental hearings. He gathered additional financial records and prepared a detailed affidavit. He conducted extensive research and set forth a detailed yet brief and compelling, highly persuasive, written analysis of the facts and law.

Administrative Law Judge, Social Security Administration -
June 2017
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