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Human error medical data breaches

Human error medical data breaches can be extremely common, and a big reason is due to the fact that many medical organisations do not direct adequate resources into preventing such breaches.

It is extremely important for medical institutions to keep the sensitive data that they hold secure and protected. When human error medical data breaches occur, an event like this can serve to undermine the GDPR and the medical staff’s responsibility to keep patient data safe. It can also undermine the trust that the victims have in the services being provided.

If you have been the victim of a human error medical data breach, do not hesitate to get in touch to see if you have a claim to make. As a leading firm of data breach compensation lawyers, our expert legal team has years of experience helping people in the complex field of data breach law, and we may be able to help you get the justice that you deserve.

Human error medical data breaches are entirely common

Many human error medical data breaches occur due to inadequate security, the use of outdated computer systems, and/or inadequate training.

In some cases, it can be a combination of all the above.

Next, combine this with limited staff resources and increased workloads due to the global pandemic and it is hardly surprising that a lot of human error medical data breaches continue to take place.

To prevent human error medical data breaches, it is important for medical organisations to invest in up-to-date software and security, and keep their staff trained and re-trained on a regular basis. It can be very easy to prevent these breaches, and the law is clear in terms of the duties that people and organisations have. As such, there really is no excuse!

How do I know if I can claim?

If you have been subject to any of the following instances, you could be eligible to make a compensation claim with us today. Here are some examples of circumstances where you could claim, which you can read more about on our Can I Claim page here:

  • Private information about you has been leaked or hacked from a third-party organisation;
  • Sensitive information about you has been leaked or hacked;
  • Your personal information has been passed to a third-party without your express consent;
  • Your personal information has been misused or mishandled by an organisation;
  • You have been filmed without consent in circumstances like medical care where your rights to privacy are paramount (even in cases of whistle blowing);
  • Where organisations have failed to maintain accurate and up-to-date data about you and this has resulted in damage.

If you are at all unsure, make sure to give us a call for free, no-obligation advice about your data breach incident and our team should be able to tell you in minutes if you have a claim to make.

What can I claim for?

If you have been subject to a data breach, the list below includes things that we usually look at when we consider your claim:

  • Damages for being a victim generally;
  • Any stress, worry, and anxiety caused;
  • Defamation proceedings;
  • Any recognised psychological injury or depression caused by the incident;
  • The effect that the leak has had on your social and domestic life;
  • Lost earnings from time off work or for lost earnings if you have to leave your employment;
  • Any other financial loss or expense that has been caused as a result of the incident;
  • Private treatment expenses if this can help.

You can read more about this here.

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