Legal help for data breach compensation claims

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Why claim data breach compensation?

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When the latest leak or hack takes places and people learn about their legal right to justice, some people may ask: why claim data breach compensation at all?

Let us give you some key reason as to why you should, as well as outlining the No Win, No Fee and the hassle-free approach that we take.

You may be surprised when it comes to things like data breach compensation amounts, and the risks that victims can be at when even a small leak happens. As a leading firm of data breach compensation experts, let’s put you in the know.

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Cyberattack compensation: when can you claim?

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When can you make a claim for cyberattack compensation? How can you hold an organisation to account that has been breached? How can we help you on a No Win, No Fee basis?

These are common questions when it comes to cyberattack compensation cases. Many may think that the only way you could claim is to sue those responsible for the attack – i.e. the hackers. This isn’t really a feasible option, but you can be eligible to claim compensation against the organisation that has been attacked. They have an important duty to protect themselves and your information, so if they have fallen short, you could be eligible for a case.

Data protection is the law. The GDPR puts a duty on organisations to take reasonable steps to protect the information that they store and process. If they fail to uphold this duty, they can be negligent.

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Local authority data breaches compensation advice

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Victims of local authority data breaches can be entitled to claim compensation with our team with the benefit of our No Win, No Fee legal representation.

Council data breach compensation claims are one of the most common types of individual cases that we take forward for people. Of the thousands of clients that we represent, many involve local authorities and their various agencies and service providers, such as social services.

Victims could be entitled to receive thousands of pounds in damages, and we can recover compensation for our clients with our specialist representation. As a leading firm of data breach compensation lawyers, we may be able to help you.

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Healthcare data breach cases: what you need to do

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Healthcare data breach cases are still one of the most common types of compensation claims that we represent people for on a No Win, No Fee basis.

As a leading firm of data breach legal experts, we’re representing thousands of clients for individual cases, and in some of the biggest group and multi-party actions the UK has ever seen. Many of those that we represent are for medical data breach cases because of how common they are. The impact for the victim can be substantial which is why many people will claim compensation. Also, the sector is  prime target for cybercriminals.

Here’s what you need to do if you have been the victim of a healthcare data breach and how we may be able to help you.

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Data breaches at universities are a serious problem

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As a leading firm of data breach compensation experts, we are used to representing people for data breaches at universities on a No Win, No Fee basis.

And with recent research indicating that breaches in the education sector continue to be a serious problem, our work to fight for the justice of the victims continues to be important.

Victims of a university data breach can be eligible to claim compensation for the loss of control of their personal information. Here’s how this can work, as well as coverage of the recent research.

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Compensation for identity theft from a data breach

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Victims could be eligible to claim compensation for identity theft that has arisen from a data breach, data leak or a cyberattack event, and we can offer No Win, No Fee representation.

Data breach compensation pay-outs for legal cases like this can account for any financial losses incurred, but they can also account for the distress you suffer as well. It can be incredibly worrying for your information to be in the hands of criminals, and the law can entitle you to receive compensation for the distress you suffer from the loss of control of your private information.

This means that, even if you lost nothing or had your money returned, you could still be eligible for a claim.

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Watford Community Housing data breach compensation action latest

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We continue to represent a large number of victims of the Watford Community Housing data breach who are claiming compensation with our expert team on a No Win, No Fee basis.

As a leading firm of data breach compensation lawyers, we were quickly contacted by concerned victims when news of the breach was first revealed. Following our successful outreach campaign, we are now acting for a group of victims pursuing claims for compensation.

If you have yet to start your compensation claim for the information leak, here is the latest about the action we have launched and what people are claiming for. We always recommend that victims of a data breach start a legal case as soon as possible, so make sure to speak to our team for free, no-obligation advice as soon as you can as well.

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Blackbaud data breach compensation

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Having been contacted for help by victims of the Blackbaud data breach whose information was hacked, we are taking claims for compensation forward for victims on a No Win, No Fee basis.

There are thought to be over 120 organisations affected so far by the breach, including multiple universities and charities. A wealth of data was exposed in the attack which led to Blackbaud reportedly paying the ransom that was demanded by the hackers who managed to access the information.

If you have been told that you are affected by the cyberattack, we may be able to help you.

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How much the average compensation for a data protection breach depends on these factors

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We are often asked about how much the average compensation pay-out is for a breach of the data protection act. Although each case is different, we can give you some insight into how we value cases here to help you.

As a leading firm of data breach and consumer action lawyers representing thousands of clients for information privacy cases, we have settled a lot of claims over several years. We can use a combination of our experience and knowledge as well as settled court cases to be able to work out what people could be entitled to claim for.

We can also look at the kinds of factors that we consider when we value a case as well.

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GDPR data breach compensation claims explained

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If you have suffered as a result of a GDPR data breach, you could be entitled to claim compensation with us today on a No Win, No Fee basis.

We will briefly outline how this works and explain what you could be entitled to receive in terms of compensation. You could be eligible to receive thousands of pounds in damages, and getting started with a legal case is easy with us.

As a leading firm of data breach and consumer action lawyers in England and Wales, we represent thousands of clients for cases. This includes in over 45 group and multi-party actions for data breach incidents. For you, this means that you have a voice for justice.

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