At the Data Leak Lawyers, we are proven experts in the complex and niche area of law that is cyberattack group action cases.
We can say this because we have been representing victims for privacy matters for a long time – as far back as 2014, which is a great deal longer than most other firms that have only recently started taking cases forward. This means that we have launched over 45 separate group and multi-party actions, and we represent thousands of clients for cases – all on a No Win, No Fee basis.
As a leading firm of data breach compensation experts, we are fighting for the rights of thousands of victims; many of which are involved in cyberattack group action legal cases. Here is some guidance and advice on these types of cases.
What cyberattack group action cases are we involved with?
We are representing clients in dozens of different data actions, many of which involve some kind of cyberattack or cybersecurity incident where data has been exposed to unauthorised third-parties.
One of the most well-known actions that we represent clients for include the 2018 British Airways data breach event. In October 2019, this because the first GDPR Group Litigation Order (GLO) in England and Wales, and the High Court appointed our firm to the Steering Committee responsible for the overall conduct of the litigation.
We are also representing clients for what looks to have been one of this year’s biggest breaches affecting 9 million people – the easyJet data breach. Our experience goes way back to the 2015 TalkTalk data breach, and one of the most infamous hacks, the Equifax cyberattack of 2017.
Why group actions for cyberattacks are important
Our work in the field of cyberattack group action legal cases is incredibly important for a number of reasons. One of the most important ones is that it can allow some form of justice for the victims, as the fines issued by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) are not intended to be used for compensating victims. Instead, victims need to launch a legal case, and this is what we do for them.
The GDPR can allow a victim to receive compensation for the distress caused by the loss of control of personal information. Data breach compensation amounts for this can be substantial when information is exposed to criminals who are usually prepared to misuse it. It is not nice to think that our private and sensitive data is being used by criminals, or can be sold on for others to abuse.
Victims can claim for just the distress alone, but anyone that has fallen victim to some form of fraud could also be eligible to claim damages for losses and expenses. A recent Which? survey reportedly found that nearly half of people whose information had been exposed as a result of a hacking had suffered some form of fraud.
No Win, No Fee legal representation
We are proud to represent victims for cyberattack group action and individual compensation cases on a No Win, No Fee basis. Having this kind of protection in place is vital for our clients, which is why we offer it.
You can find out now if you are eligible for a claim by contacting the team here. We can have a free and no-obligation chat about your options and, if we can help you, we could get a legal case set up and launched without delay.
You can also speak to the team now about joining one of our group and multi-party actions too.
IMPORTANT: advice on this page is intended to be up-to-date for the 'first published date'.
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First published by Matthew on September 29, 2020
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