When the latest leak or hack takes places and people learn about their legal right to justice, some people may ask: why claim data breach compensation at all?
Let us give you some key reason as to why you should, as well as outlining the No Win, No Fee and the hassle-free approach that we take.
You may be surprised when it comes to things like data breach compensation amounts, and the risks that victims can be at when even a small leak happens. As a leading firm of data breach compensation experts, let’s put you in the know.
When can you make a claim for cyberattack compensation? How can you hold an organisation to account that has been breached? How can we help you on a No Win, No Fee basis?
These are common questions when it comes to cyberattack compensation cases. Many may think that the only way you could claim is to sue those responsible for the attack – i.e. the hackers. This isn’t really a feasible option, but you can be eligible to claim compensation against the organisation that has been attacked. They have an important duty to protect themselves and your information, so if they have fallen short, you could be eligible for a case.
Data protection is the law. The GDPR puts a duty on organisations to take reasonable steps to protect the information that they store and process. If they fail to uphold this duty, they can be negligent.
As a leading firm of data breach compensation experts, we are used to representing people for data breaches at universities on a No Win, No Fee basis.
And with recent research indicating that breaches in the education sector continue to be a serious problem, our work to fight for the justice of the victims continues to be important.
Victims of a university data breach can be eligible to claim compensation for the loss of control of their personal information. Here’s how this can work, as well as coverage of the recent research.
Victims could be eligible to claim compensation for identity theft that has arisen from a data breach, data leak or a cyberattack event, and we can offer No Win, No Fee representation.
Data breach compensation pay-outs for legal cases like this can account for any financial losses incurred, but they can also account for the distress you suffer as well. It can be incredibly worrying for your information to be in the hands of criminals, and the law can entitle you to receive compensation for the distress you suffer from the loss of control of your private information.
This means that, even if you lost nothing or had your money returned, you could still be eligible for a claim.
Having been contacted for help by victims of the Blackbaud data breach whose information was hacked, we are taking claims for compensation forward for victims on a No Win, No Fee basis.
There are thought to be over 120 organisations affected so far by the breach, including multiple universities and charities. A wealth of data was exposed in the attack which led to Blackbaud reportedly paying the ransom that was demanded by the hackers who managed to access the information.
If you have been told that you are affected by the cyberattack, we may be able to help you.
You could be entitled to claim data breach compensation for card skimming events where data is stolen when you input your information into a legitimate website that has been compromised.
As a leading firm of data breach compensation specialists, this is an area of law we have a great deal of expertise in. We represent thousands of clients for group and multi-party actions, as well as for individual legal cases, and many involve skimming events.
You could be entitled to damages if your information has been misused or exposed in this way. Here’s how we may be able to help you.
Stolen healthcare data breach compensation claims can be severe for the victims, and they can be worryingly common because of the nature of the information involved.
A huge proportion of the thousands of individual victims we represent are for medical data breach compensation cases. The risks of these kinds of events happening are real, but victims to have rights. As a leading firm of data breach compensation lawyers, we may be able to represent you for a No Win, No Fee legal case if your information has been misused or exposed.
Read on for more information.
Cyber-attacks on UK councils can lead to the victims suffering significant distress as a result of the loss of control of their personal information.
The law can entitle victims to be able to claim data breach compensation for the misuse and/or exposure of private information. With councils and local authority agencies holding so much data about so many people, they’re a clear target for cybercrime. There are also concerns that not enough is being done to protect data as well which we will go into in this article here.
Victims do not have to suffer in silence. We can offer No Win, No Fee representation for eligible clients for legal cases as well.
As a leading firm of data breach compensation lawyers, we’re concerned to hear of the milestone that’s about to come for the Have I Been Pwned website.
According to media reports from the Evening Standard, the repository site is about to hit a significant and concerning milestone of 10 billion hacked personal records. This is thought to not even include the recent easyJet breach where 900,000 million records were involved.
This news really does highlight just how significant the risk of breaches and attacks are nowadays, and it hits home that the threat of hackers continues to grow.
As more and more organisations rely on cloud technology and digital storage, we may see growing numbers of unsecured database compensation claims.
As a leading firm of No Win, No Fee data breach solicitors, a lot of the thousands of compensation cases we represent people for involve this kind of breach. This includes one of the more recent infamous examples, which is the Virgin Media data breach incident. This is one of the over 45 data breach group and multi-party actions we’re involved with, and it’s not an uncommon kind of event.
When we see these kinds of data breaches hit the headlines, we’re here to help the victims. The law is on your side and you could be eligible to claim damages when your information is exposed or misused due to an unsecured database.