Legal help for data breach compensation claims

Category: Government

Government data leaks

government data leaks

Anyone who has been affected by government data leaks can be entitled to make a claim for compensation, and we may be able to offer No Win, No Fee representation.

Despite certain events that take place, the government is not above the law and can be held to account. When it comes to important data protection legislation, they must abide by the GDPR and the other laws that are in place to safeguard information that is stored and processed. Where data is leaked, victims could be entitled to claim, and we may be able to assist.

Don’t be afraid that you may need to take on the government in a case. As a leading firm of consumer action and data breach compensation lawyers, we’ll fight your corner. We’re used to taking on governments as well as some of the biggest corporations, insurers and defence law firms in the world. You have rights, and we can fight for them for you.

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A council has shared your information: do you have case?

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If a council has shared your information without consent, or inappropriately, you may be eligible to make a claim for compensation on a No Win, No Fee basis.

Council data breach compensation claims are one of the most common types of individual legal cases that we take forward for people. Unfortunately, they can happen a lot, and the impact can be severe given the nature of the information that they store and process.

If your data has been shared and you did not agree to it being shared in the way that it was, or at all, we may be able to help you. We can offer free, no-obligation advice as a leading firm of consumer action and data breach compensation specialists.

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Government data breach risks “significant”

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We already believed that the risk of further public sector and government data breach incidents was significant, but a recent review has drawn similar conclusions.

Many of the thousands of clients that we represent have had information exposed or misused by a public sector body. In the wake of the recent New Year’s Honours data breach that we’re pursuing damages for, a review has concluded that the risk of further breaches is “significant”.

This doesn’t come as a surprise to us, and we can explain why. Many are labelled as just “human error” incidents, but there can be so much more to it than that.

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Hospital ransomware attacks: rights for victims

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It’s important for victims to know their rights when it comes to hospital ransomware attacks, as this usually involves a great deal of personal and sensitive data.

Medical data breach compensation claims are one of the most common types of individual legal cases that we take forward. We represent thousands of clients, and those whose healthcare information has been misused or exposed tend to suffer significantly. This is why we do what we do: to make sure that the victims have a voice when data protection laws have been broken.

As a leading firm of consumer action and data breach compensation experts, here’s how we can help people.

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Nursing home data breaches

Nursing Home data breaches

Nursing home data breaches can have a devastating impact on the victims. When victims are already elderly and vulnerable, the impact can be worsened.

As a leading consumer action and data breach compensation law firm, it’s important for us to make sure that people know their rights. If you or someone you know has been affected by a data breach involving a nursing home, there is action that you can take.

We may be able to pursue a claim for compensation for the victim on a No Win, No Fee basis.

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Home Office data breach compensation claim

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No one is above important data protection legislation. Victims can be eligible to make a Home Office data breach compensation claim when information is leaked, exposed, or misused, and we can help.

It’s important to know that there’s no hiding from important data protection laws. It applies to all, and this includes public sector bodies and government departments. With a recent spate of hundreds of Home Office data breach reported in the media, it’s important that victims understand their rights.

We’re here to help. If we can represent you for a compensation claim, we can offer No Win, No Fee representation.

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Watford Community Housing data breach advice

The Watford Community Housing data breach is a particularly sensitive incident, and victims can be entitled to make a claim for compensation with us on a No Win, No fee basis.

According to the WCH website, an email was sent on the 23rd March 2020 that contained the personal details for several of its customers. They say that this was a “human error” incident and that the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has been informed about the incident, as well as reporting the matter to their regulator.

Here’s how we can help you and what you need to do as a victim of the breach to get the right legal advice and help that you need. As a leading firm of data breach law specialists, we’re here for you.

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NHS is vulnerable to cyberattacks: still

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The fact that the NHS is vulnerable to cyberattacks – especially when compared to many other organisations – is not a new thing at all; but the continuing risk is a continual concern.

A recent report by ZDNet is understood to have demonstrated that some half a million computers being used by the NHS are still running older and outdated software, like Windows 7 Operating Systems. What this means is that the systems and software they’re using may not be good enough to prevent a cyberattack, which is a huge cause for concern.

We must appreciate that patients’ lives are at risk as well as the fact that any medical data exposure case is usually significant given the type of information involved. What needs to be done, and what can the victims to?

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Department for Work and Pensions data breaches

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We represent victims for Department for Work and Pensions data breaches, and we know that the impact in terms of the distress suffered can be severe.

Public sector data breaches are one of the most common types of legal cases that we take forward for people on a No Win, No Fee basis. Given the ongoing resource restraints that many areas of the public sector are under, it’s not uncommon to see incidents that involve organisations like the DWP. Victims do not have to suffer in silence, and they have the right to make a claim for compensation with us.

As a leading firm of data breach compensation experts that have been helping thousands of people for years in this complex and niche area of law, we can help you.

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Foster care data breach advice

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A foster care data breach is one of the most sensitive and significant types of cases that we represent clients for on a No Win, No Fee basis.

A lot of claims we take forward involve social services matters, and it’s the adoption agency and fostering matters that can often be the worst. Many victims are vulnerable children, and the families associated can suffer when a breach takes place as well.

As a leading firm of data breach compensation experts that has been specialising in this niche and complex area of law for a lot longer than most other firms, we can help you the right way.

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