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Category: Settlements

leaked by the council
November 30, 2023

Justice: £10,000 Settlement in Case of Data Leaked by the Council

Data leaked by the council can cause catastrophic problems, and our relentless efforts secured a £10,000 settlement for a client where this style of incident took place.

In an era dominated by digital information, the protection of sensitive data is paramount. Unfortunately, there are instances where trusted entities, such as councils, inadvertently disclose private information, causing immense distress to individuals.

At The Data Leak Lawyers, we stand as advocates for those affected by such breaches, ensuring they receive the compensation they rightfully deserve. In an incident involving data leaked by a council, we secured damages following our unwavering commitment to holding negligent parties accountable for their actions.

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serious solicitor data breach
November 16, 2023

Justice: Case of a Serious Solicitor Data Breach £12,000 Settlement

In an age where data protection is paramount, the revelation of a serious solicitor data breach is a stark reminder of the need for stringent safeguards. The Data Leak Lawyers, having secured a substantial settlement of over £12,000 for a client wrongfully affected by such a breach, are at the forefront of ensuring individuals receive the compensation they deserve.

In this article, we will delve into the details of this case and provide crucial insights for those seeking their own data breach compensation.

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contact details in domestic abuse matters
October 26, 2023

Protecting Contact Details in Domestic Abuse Matters: £10,000 Settlement

In an age where personal privacy is paramount, The Data Leak Lawyers once again showcased our expertise in the intricate realm of law concerning contact details in domestic abuse matters.

In another case example of its kind, our victory came in the form of a significant £10,000 settlement obtained for a previous client. Our client’s sensitive information had been disclosed to an ex-partner, leading to not only a breach of privacy but also immense emotional distress.

This success reaffirms our position as leaders in the niche and complex area of privacy compensation law.

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sensitive CSA data breach
October 19, 2023

£14,000 Settlement in Compensation for Sensitive CSA Data Breach

We previously recovered £14,000 for a client we represented in a case involving a sensitive CSA data breach, demonstrating how severe this kind of privacy breach can be.

In an age where data is the lifeblood of organisations, the mishandling of sensitive information can have devastating consequences for individuals. If you have fallen victim to a CSA data breach, you may be entitled to compensation for any harm you have suffered.

At The Data Leak Lawyers, we are dedicated to helping individuals navigate the complex world of data breach compensation claims. We know all too well about the intricacies of claiming compensation for a CSA data breach, with one previous success involving securing a £14,000 settlement for a client whose data was wrongfully disclosed.

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medical data misuse at work
October 12, 2023

Securing Compensation for Medical Data Misuse at Work: £10,000 Settlement

Your Lawyers previously secured a settlement of £10,000 for a client that our team represented for medical data misuse at work.

In today’s digital age, the protection of personal data is of paramount importance. Unfortunately, instances of data breaches and misuse can occur, leading to severe consequences for individuals.

This article, presented by Your Lawyers – The Data Leak Lawyers – explores the significant issue of medical data misuse at the workplace. We delve into a real case where we secured a noteworthy £10,000 settlement for a client whose medical information was misused in a professional setting.

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inappropriate access to information
September 13, 2023

Inappropriate access to information – £8,000 settlement secured

Inappropriate access to information can cause considerable distress to victims of data breaches of this nature. We previously recovered £8,000 for a client we represented.

The law recognises that we have a right to privacy, so when people flagrantly disregard their duties when it comes to access to information, that can constitute a breach of the GDPR. When that happens, victims could be eligible to pursue compensation, and we may be able to help with this now.

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snooping data breach pay-outs
September 07, 2023

Snooping data breach pay-outs: recovery of almost £10,000

Snooping data breach pay-outs can lead to significant compensation, and one such incident we helped a client with involved a settlement of almost £10,000 being secured.

In many cases, it is healthcare information that is snooped on by people working for hospitals or GP surgeries. Such incidents can constitute a clear breach of the GDPR and should never happen in the first place. If they do occur, victims could be entitled to pursue a privacy compensation claim and we, as Leading Data Leak Lawyers, may be able to help.

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abusive ex-partners
August 31, 2023

Data disclosures to abusive ex-partners: over £15,000 recovered

Data breaches and disclosures to abusive ex-partners can have a considerable impact on the victim. In a previous case, we were able to secure a settlement of over £15,000 for a client we represented.

Your Lawyers, as leading privacy compensation experts representing victims of breaches in England and Wales, is here to offer specialist legal representation to anyone who needs our help in respect of sensitive data breach matters.

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data to the wrong person
August 10, 2023

Sending data to the wrong person: the catastrophic consequences

Sending data to the wrong person can have catastrophic consequences for the victim, which was seen in a previous case that we settled for well over £25,000 in damages for.

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confidential adoption information
August 03, 2023

Confidential adoption information – £15,000 settlement

We previously settled a claim for a client of ours who had been subject to a confidential adoption information breach in the sum of £15,000.

This substantial award reflected the significance of the information in question and the impact that our client suffered. As you can imagine, this kind of information is precisely the sort that we want to maintain strict confidentiality over. For it to be exposed through negligence warrants a claim for compensation.
settlement is just over £6,000 pounds in
As Leading Data Leak Lawyers representing thousands of clients engaged in compensation cases in the UK, we knew that we were able to help our client in this matter to achieve the settlement that they deserved.

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