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Media data breach compensation

Media data breach compensation claims can arise when personal information has been leaked, exposed, or otherwise misused in a media setting.

Your Lawyers – as Leading Data Leak Lawyers – is used to fighting for justice for thousands of victims of privacy breaches, leaks and hacks. This is what we specialise in, with our experience dating back for almost a decade now. This is why our experience speaks for itself and how we are a proven, leading privacy claims firm, having already recovered over £1m in data breach damages for mostly individual clients to date.

An example we will give relates to data breach compensation claims that we have settled for people who have been featured on the Channel 5 show: Can’t Pay? We’ll Take It Away!

What could be a media data breach compensation?

A media data breach compensation claim could arise where a person’s information has been misused or exposed in a media setting without clear and proper consent. There are public interest arguments where people could be featured in the media generally, such as on TV or in publications, but this does not necessarily constitute a breach. It can come down to the context of what has happened and what information is affected, and whether such data could – and should – have been protected from disclosure.

Consent can be a key factor, and the nature of the information involved is also a considerable thing to note. The best advice we can give is to speak to the team here now and we can see if your circumstances is something that could lead to a claim for compensation.

Can’t Pay? We’ll Take It Away! – data breach compensation claims

You may have heard of, or seen, the Channel 5 program Can’t Pay? We’ll Take It Away! When it comes to a media data breach compensation claim, what we are going to talk about briefly here is how privacy claims could potentially arise from the program. This is based on legal action we have taken and succeeded with.

We have succeeded in taking legal action for people who have featured on the Channel 5 show Can’t Pay? We’ll Take It Away!. Although we cannot go into the finer details as to the basis of the resolved claims, it stems from information exposure that goes beyond the “public interest” factor that the show may rely upon. It can come down to if too much information is exposed that goes beyond the public interest element.

If you have featured on the show Can’t Pay? We’ll Take It Away! and you think that you may be the victim of a data breach, we would like to hear from you. Whilst not every instance may lead to a successful claim, and it will come down to individual circumstances, we may be able to help you. Whether you could claim or not could come down to what happened and whether it was reasonable that such information was exposed.

Free, no-obligation advice

You can speak to the team here for free, no-obligation advice about media data breach compensation claims, or about any other type of privacy legal case.

We can assess the circumstances, and if we feel that there is a good enough chance of succeeding with a case, we may be able to offer No Win, No Fee legal representation.

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