Egan Kilbane

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Seattle, WA

Elk & Elk Co., Ltd.
 | 1325 4th Ave, Suite 1700
Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: 206-209-0855
Fax: 877-355-1355
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2010 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2014
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Egan is licensed to practice in the states of Washington and Ohio and is fortunate to actively practice in both venues. He is principal attorney for Elk & Elk at the Seattle-Tacoma office and focuses his practice upon pursuing claims for those suffering injury caused by medical negligence, nursing home negligence, as well as trucking and automobile negligence.

Egan began his career at a respected medical malpractice and insurance defense firm, where he gained valuable experience and insight into the manner by which injury claims are evaluated and defended. He also served as Judicial Staff Attorney for the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, assisting Judge Harry Hanna, Judge Leo Spellacy, and former Ohio Supreme Court Justice Francis E. Sweeney. 

Egan is honored to be listed as a Washington Super Lawyers "Rising Star" for 2016, 2017, and 2018 and for his Ohio Super Lawyers “Rising Star” recognition for the years of 2010 through 2015, a distinction conferred upon no more than 2.5% of the attorneys in the state.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Personal Injury - General
  • 40%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Products Liability


Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 10 years

Super Lawyers: 2020 Rising Stars: 2010 - 2019

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About Egan Kilbane

Admitted: 2014, Washington

Professional Webpage:


  • Moot Court Honor Board
  • Ohio Super Lawyers "Rising Stars", 2010-2015
  • 2016, Washington Super Lawyers "Rising Stars"
  • 4.3/5.0 BV Distinguished Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Ohio, 2005
  • Ohio Association for Justice
  • Washington, 2014
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • U.S. Dist. Ct. - S.D. Ohio, 2006
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Ct.- S.D. Ohio
  • Kentucky, 2006
  • Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • U.S. Dist. Ct.- N.D. Ohio, 2009
  • Washington State Association for Justice- "Eagle" Member

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • "The Fight Within The Fight; Issues Arising At Trial" - Winter Convention: Medical Malpractice Section, 2014
  • Medical Malpractice - Medical Malpractice 101: Overview of Medical Liability Cases, 2012
  • National Union v. Wuerth and Erwin v. Bryan - Ohio Association for Justice - 2010 Annual Convention, 2010
  • Is John Doe Dead? Summary and Practical Considerations for 'John Doe' Practice – Erwin Webinar, 2010


  • $100,000 – Client suffered internal injuries (pelvic fracture, thoracic vertebra fracture, lacerated liver, lacerated spleen) when the intoxicated driver of the car he was occupying failed to control.
  • $27,500 – Result for client who sustained sprain/strain injuries and concussion when rear-ended by an automobile driven by an intoxicated driver
  • $85,000 – Result for client who suffered chronic respiratory irritation after riding bicycle through chemical cloud caused by plant’s failure to appropriately contain hazardous chemicals
  • $530,000 –Result for estate of patient who succumbed to complications due to hypocalcemia due to the inadvertent and unrecognized removal of her parathyroid glands.
  • $63,000 – Verdict for client that suffered soft-tissue injuries in a low property-damage, rear-end automobile collision
  • $190,000 – Result for client who suffered a fractured ankle in left-of-center motor vehicle collision
  • $58,000 – Result for client who suffered soft-tissue injuries and aggravation of pre-existing arthritis to her knee after slipping on water in a convenience store caused by store’s failure to fix leaking cooler
  • $150,000 – Result for estate of patient who suffered from progression of a decubitus, “pressure ulcer” while in a nursing facility, and subsequently passed away
  • $45,000 – Result for client who suffered symptomatic plica, an aggravation to soft-tissue within the knee that requires arthroscopic surgery, after a failure to yield automobile accident
  • $100,000 – Result for client who suffered severe spinal and closed head injuries in failure-to-yield automobile accident
  • $37,000 – Result for client who suffered a fractured wrist when a neighbor’s dog knocked him down
  • $95,000 – Result for client who suffered an aggravation of pre-existing back injuries when she stepped through a poorly maintained floor panel at a business
  • $750,000 –Deceased client who succumbed to complications following vascular injury during elective, minimally invasive surgery to address gastro-esophageal reflux (GERD). During the procedure, the surgeon unknowingly cut her portal vein, hepatic artery and common bile duct. After the injury was recognized she received a liver transplant, but was unable to recover and died of complications secondary to massive blood loss.
  • $75,000 – Result for client who suffered eye injuries, abrasions on the left side of neck, left arm pain, numbness of the right leg and a back injury when struck in a fail to yield at a stop sign
  • $300,000 – Paraplegic client suffered a fractured leg and severe healing complications after he fell out of his wheelchair while being transported in an ambulette due to driver’s failure to appropriately secure him. Co-Counsel: Chris Wallace
  • $59,500 – Result for client that suffered fractured collarbone when his motorcycle was run off the road while passing a commercial pickup truck and trailer
  • $169,000 – Client suffered a lumbar disc herniation in a minor property-damage, rear-end automobile collision.
  • $55,000 – Result for client who suffered a fractured hip after a slip and fall on grease inside of a restaurant
  • $100,000 – Result for client who suffered aggravation of pre-existing cervical spine problems following minor property-damage rear-end automobile collision
  • $42,500 – Result for client who suffered a head injury when a horse broke free during a race and slammed into a gate which struck the client because the gate was not properly secured/maintained
  • $100,000 – Result for client who suffered a fractured wrist after she fell from a “courtesy” golf cart at the county fair when the driver accelerated unexpectedly
  • $425,000 – Client suffered pelvic, hip, wrist and clavicle fractures after a car illegally turned left in front of his motorcycle.
  • $6,300,000 – Patient suffered hypoxic brain injury in post-operative recovery room due to failure to timely recognize respiratory distress and intubate the patient. Verdict was reduced pursuant to tort reform damage caps.
  • $80,000 – Result for client who suffered temporomandibular joint dysfunction and closed head injury in rear-end automobile collision
  • $400,000 – Result for client who suffered brain injury during endoscopic sinus surgery to address chronic sinusitis
  • $60,000 – Result for client who suffered aggravation of pre-existing back injuries when automobile he was an unrestrained backseat passenger ran off of road
  • $190,000 – Result for estate of client who suffered a hip fracture at a nursing home and subsequently passed away
  • $55,000 – Result for client who suffered food poisoning and severe complications following contaminated meal at a restaurant
  • $120,000 – Result for client who suffered a compound fracture from an undocumented fall incident. Complications from the fracture necessitated amputation
  • $42,500 – Result for client who suffered a fractured ankle when he was struck by an automobile while riding his bicycle

Representative Clients:

  • Egan's practice focuses on claims arising from medical negligence, products liability, auto and trucking accidents, and other general liability scenarios.

Educational Background:

  • University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN, B.A.- 2002
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Office Location for Egan Kilbane

1325 4th Ave
Suite 1700
Seattle, WA 98101

Phone: 206-209-0855

Fax: 877-355-1355

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Last Updated: 2/3/2020

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