Legal help for data breach compensation claims

Category: Security

Why claim data breach compensation?

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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.

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Cyberattack compensation: when can you claim?

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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.

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Data breaches at universities are a serious problem

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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.

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Compensation for identity theft from a data breach

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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.

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Blackbaud data breach compensation

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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.

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GDPR data breach compensation claims explained

GDPR data breach

If you have suffered as a result of a GDPR data breach, you could be entitled to claim compensation with us today on a No Win, No Fee basis.

We will briefly outline how this works and explain what you could be entitled to receive in terms of compensation. You could be eligible to receive thousands of pounds in damages, and getting started with a legal case is easy with us.

As a leading firm of data breach and consumer action lawyers in England and Wales, we represent thousands of clients for cases. This includes in over 45 group and multi-party actions for data breach incidents. For you, this means that you have a voice for justice.

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Patient records exposed in ransomware attacks: advice

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Patient records exposed in ransomware attacks can be devastating for the victims which is why the work that we do is so incredibly important for our clients.

Medical data breach compensation claims are one of the most common types of cases that we represent people for. The impact can be substantial and the pay-outs can be high, and we have plenty of years of experience in this complex and niche area of law as a leading firm of data breach lawyers.

With the sector a clear target for criminals, it’s important that the victims can access the justice that they can be entitled to.

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Data breach compensation for card skimming

data breach compensation for card skimming

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.

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Gloucestershire Council data breaches

Gloucestershire Council data breaches

Gloucestershire Council data breaches have been in the news following an annual report that outlined a number of incidents, some of which looked to be serious.

As we often say, council data breach compensation claims are one of the most common types of individual legal cases that we take forward for people. They can be unfortunately common, and they can also cause a great deal of harm for the victims. In fact, a couple of the cases that we resolved this year alone settled for between £7,000.00 and £9,000.00, and both involved sensitive information being accidentally shared. It can easily happen, but the damage from data being misused and exposed can be severe.

As a leading firm of data breach lawyers, we’re more than used to seeing the impact for the victims, which is why we do what we do.

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Have you been the victim of data theft or loss?

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If you have been the victim of data theft or loss, you could be entitled to claim compensation and you could benefit from our No Win, No Fee legal representation.

Despite the GDPR and how much a group action compensation action could amount to, information is being misused and exposed all the time. The GDPR ought to have been a real catalyst for change yet, despite this, we’re still seeing huge numbers of incidents taking place.

The victims of a data breach have rights. Here’s some brief guidance about the rights and how we can help.

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