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Category: Employee Data Breach

hospital ransomware attacks
April 19, 2022

Human error NHS data breach compensation claims

Human error NHS data breach events can lead to the misuse and the exposure of a significant amount of incredibly personal and sensitive medical information.

The impact that this can then have on the victims who lose control of their personal information and their right to privacy can be substantial. With many of the thousands of people that we represent for data breach cases, many are for medical breach events and many have a factor of human error involved. Some of the highest pay-outs that make up the over £1m in data breach damages we have already recovered for mostly individual clients involve healthcare data, so we know the extent of the impact on the victims.

This is why the expert team here at Your Lawyers – as Leading Data Leak Lawyers – are the right specialists to have on board for your case. We will always fight tooth and nail for your right to justice, and we can do so on a No Win, No Fee basis for eligible clients.

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Aspen Healthcare data breach
April 08, 2022

Aspen Healthcare data breach compensation action

We are taking legal action following the Aspen Healthcare data breach discovered last month, and we are able to represent eligible clients now on a No Win, No Fee basis.

Your Lawyers – The Data Leak Lawyers – is a leading firm of privacy compensation specialists representing thousands of clients in individual cases and as part of the over 50 group and multi-party actions we have launched. We have recovered over £1m in damages for mostly individual clients to date, and we have been working in this niche and complex area of law for almost a decade. This is a lot longer than most other firms working in data compensation law, which means that our experience is unmatched in our view.

If you have been affected by this data breach or any other, our team is able to provide free, no-obligation advise here now.

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council worker fined for sharing data information to social site
March 18, 2022

Claim compensation for council email data leaks

We represent thousands of people claiming data breach compensation, and a number of those involve council email data leaks that are often entirely preventable.

The team here at Your Lawyers – AKA The Data Leak Lawyers – is more than used to helping people pursue council data breach compensation cases as a leading firm of privacy claims experts. Claims against councils and local authorities are common, and you could be eligible to receive No Win, No Fee legal representation now.

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council email data leaks
March 15, 2022

CC email data leaks and claiming compensation

CC email data leaks, as we sometimes refer to them as, are events where personal details are exposed as a result of many people receiving an email where they can see the details of other recipients.

Victims of this kind of data breach could be entitled to pursue a claim for compensation with us a on a No Win, No Fee basis. There have been many over the years, and there was a recent one at the end of 2021 where The Midlands Partnership NHS Trust reportedly sent an email this way for people involved in a Covid vaccine trial.

Such incidents are often put down to human error and are sometimes dismissed as minor by the offenders, but they can actually have very serious consequences, as we will explain below.

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workplace data breach claim
January 25, 2022

Workplace data breach claim for compensation

You could be entitled to pursue a workplace data breach claim for compensation if your right to privacy has been breached during the course of your employment.

Your Lawyers is a firm of leading data breach and leak compensation experts, representing claimants for legal data cases as far back as 2014. This is a lot longer than most other firms who have only recently started looking into these cases, and this means that our experience speaks for itself. With us, you are dealing with real experts that have been involved in ground-breaking data breach cases, as pioneers in this still-evolving area of law. Our track record, and experience, speaks for itself.

Anyone who has suffered due to a data breach at work does not have to suffer in silence. Our legal team is here to help – speak to the team here now for free, no-obligation advice.

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police data breach
January 14, 2022

Police domestic abuse data breaches

The police service holds some of the most sensitive information about the population, including the data of many perpetrators and victims of crimes. Police domestic abuse data is among the most private information there can be, due to the safety risks it could provoke if compromised. A data breach could potentially endanger victims and they could be located by their former abusers.

The police force, like any other data controller, is obliged to protect information in accordance with the GDPR, the primary data protection law in the UK. However, there have, unfortunately, been cases in which unacceptable breaches of privacy have occurred, affecting the information of victims of domestic abuse.

Most of us would expect the police to be fully aware of its responsibilities to maintain strong data security, but it seems data protection is still not a high enough priority or focus in some cases. Where mistakes are made, those responsible must be held accountable, and those affected should be fairly compensated for any harm caused. If you have fallen victim to a data breach at the hands of the police, you can contact us for free, no-obligation advice on your potential compensation claim.

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user credentials
January 04, 2022

Patient and employee data breaches

All data breaches can be capable of having a serious impact on victims, but the severity of a breach generally increases according to how much information is exposed, and the sensitivity of that information. Patient and employee data breaches, therefore, constitute some of the most harmful data security incidents that a victim can fall prey to.

Your Lawyers, as leading specialists in data breach law, have seen the damage that can be caused when personal data is compromised or exposed. Everyone should feel safe and secure in their hospitals or workplaces, but negligence of data protection principles can severely endanger people’s privacy.

In fact, all data controllers have a legal obligation to protect the personal information they process and hold. Where they fail to do so, they may be liable to pay damages to those affected. Making a data breach claim can allow you to recover the compensation you deserve, so contact our team for free, no-obligation advice if you think you may have a claim to make.

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December 21, 2021

Workplace data breach compensation claims advice

Workplace data breach compensation claims can be one of the most severe types of privacy legal cases that we take on for victims on a No Win, No Fee basis.

The reason for this is that the nature of the information that can be exposed can be personal and sensitive, and it could be voluminous. This can mean that the impact for the victim can be substantial, which is why these kinds of legal cases can be so serious.

At Your Lawyers – The Data Leak Lawyers – as leading privacy claims experts, we represent a lot of people for workplace data cases. You can speak to the team for free, no-obligation advice here now.

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Sandicliffe car dealership data breach
November 02, 2021

DVLA data breach claims – compensation advice

DVLA data breach claims can cause a significant impact on the victims, given the nature of the very personal and sensitive information that can be misused or exposed.

If you have been affected by a data breach, leak, hack, or another form of information exposure involving the DVLA, we may be able to help you. We can offer No Win, No Fee legal representation for eligible clients, and it is a quick and easy process to get a claim set up and started without delay. All we usually need is a little information from you and we can get your legal case up and running right away for you.

Your Lawyers – The Data Leak Lawyers – is a leading firm of data breach compensation specialists that have been pursuing privacy claims for far longer than most other firms. The team is always happy to offer free, no-obligation advice here.

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workplace data leak
October 20, 2021

Claiming compensation for a workplace data leak

If you have been affected by a workplace data leak, you may be eligible to claim compensation for the exposure of your private information.

Employers are often required to request and store a wealth of information about their employees, but this comes with an obligation to ensure that it remains secure and protected from unauthorised access. Where workplaces have failed to adhere to data protection laws, those who have had their information leaked may be able to recover compensation.

Your Lawyers, as leading specialists in data leak claims, is more than familiar with the worries and stresses many victims suffer in the wake of data breaches. Those who have faced information exposure in their own workplace can often be uncertain about what action they can take, worrying about the friction they could face from their employer when making a claim. We can assure you that we take all the stresses of a data breach claim off your hands and it is your right to make a claim. Read on to learn more about how you could be able to make a workplace data breach claim.

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