Legal help for data breach compensation claims

118 118 Money data breach compensation advice

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We’re taking legal cases forward for people affected by the 118 118 Money data breach, with customers potentially eligible to claim compensation on a No Win, No Fee basis.

As a leading firm of consumer action and data breach compensation lawyers, we’re often contacted early by victims when a breach has been announced. We’re taking cases forward for this breach which is one of the over 35 different data actions our lawyers are fighting for justice in. With Steering Committees appointments for some of the biggest and ground-breaking data actions the UK has ever seen, our experience in this niche and complex area of law speaks for itself.

If you have been affected by this data breach, we may be able to help you.

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Hundreds of thousands of Zoom passwords for sale on the dark web


It’s understood that there may be as many as 500,000 Zoom passwords up for sale on the dark web for less than a penny each as the video conferencing app’s popularity has skyrocketed during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Security experts believe that the hacked accounts have been comprised due to credential stuffing and from other hacked websites where credentials are re-used. Either way, as the popularity of the app has grown significantly as much of the world remains in lockdown, people need to be careful.

The last thing anyone needs in this already troubling time is hackers and scammers taking advantage of people’s vulnerabilities.

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Derbyshire Virgin Media customers come forward for compensation


Following additional coverage of our compensation action in the Derbyshire Telegraph, Derbyshire Virgin Media customers have come forward in numbers over the last few days to sign-up for a legal case.

Victims of the data breach could be entitled to claim up to an average estimated amount of £5,000.00 on a No Win, No Fee basis.

Following our media coverage last month, we’re already acting for a large number of victims. With this latest coverage, our team has been incredibly busy over the last few days helping more people sign-up for a case with us.

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Compensation for email data leaks

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Victims can be eligible to make a claim for compensation arising from email data leaks. You could be entitled to benefit from our No Win, No Fee representation.

These kinds of leaks can happen in all sectors: from healthcare, to the local council, to your own employer. Private companies can be guilty of email leaks too, whether it’s data leaked about customers to other customers, or to other businesses.

We’re representing a huge number of victims where cases arise from information being leaked by email. This includes the recent Watford Community Housing (WCH) data breach, and some of the most infamous examples like the 56 Dean Street Clinic leak.

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Hospital patient records leak compensation cases

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Victims of a hospital patient records leak can be entitled to make a claim for compensation with us on a No Win, No Fee basis.

These kinds of leaks can easily happen, and we represent a lot of clients for cases of this nature. Given the wealth of personal and sensitive information that healthcare organisations store and process, any leak or misuse event can be serious.

Victims of a medical data breach can be entitled to claim for the distress caused by the loss of control of their personal information. When it comes to medical cases, the distress can be severe.

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Portsmouth City Council data breach

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There has reportedly been a potentially serious Portsmouth City Council data breach involving a stolen laptop that contained the data for adults and children.

It’s understood that the device was taken in November and may have contained information relating to family matters as well as health data and school information. In the wrong hands, this kind of data could be used for malicious purposes.

Council data breach compensation claims are one of the more common types of individual legal cases that we take forward. When data is exposed or stolen in such a way, the council could receive a fine and the victims can be entitled to make a claim for compensation too.

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How to claim GDPR compensation

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As leading data lawyers, here’s some guidance for how to claim GDPR compensation as a victim of a breach, leak, hack, or as part of a group action.

We can briefly look at how you can make a claim and when you could be entitled to compensation, as well as what you can make a claim for. As specialist consumer action lawyers, we can also look at GDPR compensation for group and multi-party actions too.

We’re here to help. Read on for more information.

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Joining the Your Lawyers Virgin Media data breach compensation action

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You can join the Your Lawyers Virgin Media data breach compensation action quickly and easily via the dedicated Group Action Website here.

All you need to do is complete the forms to be able to sign-up for a No Win, No Fee legal case. If you’ve received confirmation that your data was exposed in the breach, you should be eligible to join right away.

We’re now representing a large group of claimants following our recent coverage in the mainstream media. If you’ve yet to sign-up for a case, you should do so now.

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Home Office data breach compensation claim

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No one is above important data protection legislation. Victims can be eligible to make a Home Office data breach compensation claim when information is leaked, exposed, or misused, and we can help.

It’s important to know that there’s no hiding from important data protection laws. It applies to all, and this includes public sector bodies and government departments. With a recent spate of hundreds of Home Office data breach reported in the media, it’s important that victims understand their rights.

We’re here to help. If we can represent you for a compensation claim, we can offer No Win, No Fee representation.

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Healthcare data breach claims

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Over the many years we’ve been at the forefront of healthcare data breach claims, we’ve seen increasing numbers of new compensation cases, and we expect this to continue.

The healthcare industry has always been a target for cybercriminals because of the nature of the data that they hold, and the sector has always been susceptible to breaches due to funding constraints in some areas. There’s also the fact that the nature of the data, when exposed, can mean that the impact for the victim is severe. This means people can be more likely to make a medical data breach compensation claim.

An important thing to remember is that victims should never suffer in silence. Here’s what you can do when it comes to making a medical data claim and how we can help you.

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