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April 27, 2022

Serious council data breaches: claim compensation

For victims of serious council data breaches, it can be important to claim compensation to achieve some form of justice for what you have had to go through.

The GDPR can entitle you to claim compensation for any distress that is caused by the loss of control of your personal information, and you could be awarded thousands of pounds in damages. Your Lawyers, as leading Data Leak Lawyers, has a current average settlement award of just over £6,000 in damages alone for mostly individual clients. This shows that the law can ensure that victims are fairly compensated, and that our significant experience in this area of law can lead to high pay-outs.

We know some other firms that have only more recently started looking into data cases are settling quickly and cheaply, which may not allow for full justice for the victims. Our experience, having worked in this area of law for almost a decade, speaks for itself. Never get duped into accepting anything less than you deserve.

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April 26, 2022

Staff mishandling medical records and what can be done about it

Mishandling medical records can cause the patients affected to suffer significant distress, and this can be compensated in a data breach legal case.

Your Lawyers, as leading Data Leak Lawyers, have been at the forefront of privacy compensation since 2014. This is a great deal longer than most other firms out there, and it means that our experience speaks for itself. With thousands of clients being represented right now, and over £1m in data breach damages already recovered for mostly individual clients, we are the name to trust.

We can help you to obtain some form of justice for what you have had to go through, and you are free to speak to the team for help here now.

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April 21, 2022

Watford Community Housing data breach: still time to claim

We are now over two years on from the Watford Community Housing data breach that occurred due to an email leak in March 2020. If you have yet to claim, you are still in time, but we are at an advanced stage for cases.

We are still able to offer No Win, No Fee legal representation to eligible clients, as the prospects of success remain firm in respect of being able to resolve cases. Your Lawyers, as leading data compensation experts, will always fight for the maximum compensation you could be owed, which is vital to point out at the moment. We know of other firms that are settling claims for nowhere near the true value of their cases, and this practice has been prevalent when it comes to data claims.

We will talk more below about what to look out for when you start your claim for compensation to avoid under settling your claim.

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April 20, 2022

Property firm data breaches: claiming compensation

Property firm data breaches can result in a significant amount of personal and sensitive information being misused or exposed, and victims could be eligible to claim compensation now on a No Win, No Fee basis.

Your Lawyers – as leading Data Leak Lawyers – has a wealth of experience in this complex and niche area of law. Representing thousands of victims of data breaches and having recovered over £1m in damages to date, our experience and reputation is clear to see.

We have been advocating for privacy claims for almost a decade now, which is a great deal longer than most other firms out there. Make sure to speak to our expert team here now for free, no-obligation advice.

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April 19, 2022

Human error NHS data breach compensation claims

Human error NHS data breach events can lead to the misuse and the exposure of a significant amount of incredibly personal and sensitive medical information.

The impact that this can then have on the victims who lose control of their personal information and their right to privacy can be substantial. With many of the thousands of people that we represent for data breach cases, many are for medical breach events and many have a factor of human error involved. Some of the highest pay-outs that make up the over £1m in data breach damages we have already recovered for mostly individual clients involve healthcare data, so we know the extent of the impact on the victims.

This is why the expert team here at Your Lawyers – as Leading Data Leak Lawyers – are the right specialists to have on board for your case. We will always fight tooth and nail for your right to justice, and we can do so on a No Win, No Fee basis for eligible clients.

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April 05, 2022

Greater Manchester Police data concerns – ICO report

At the start of the year, the UK’s data watchdog, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), issued a report highlighting concerns in respect of Greater Manchester Police data practises.

A number of alarming findings appear to have been made, and the overall headline is that the ICO has little assurance in respect of the force being able to ensure that data protection law is complied with in some areas. Given that the police must store and process a significant wealth of very personal and sensitive information, the report makes for concerning reading.

No one is above the law, and this includes the police. Victims can be eligible to claim data breach compensation when it is the police at fault for a breach, and we can help.

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April 01, 2022

Claim compensation for a data leak at school

Victims of a data leak at school could be entitled to claim compensation now on a No Win, No Fee basis with leading privacy experts Your Lawyers – The Data Leak Lawyers.

Our experience in this area of law speaks for itself as one of the first firms in England to pursue No Win, No Fee data breach compensation claims. Representing thousands of data breach claimants for almost a decade, and with over £1m recovered for mostly individual data clients to date, our enviable reputation is the reason as to why many people come to us for help.

And that is what we want to do – we want to help people. Anyone who has suffered distress as a result of a data breach, leak or hack could be eligible to claim with us now.

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March 29, 2022

Sensitive police data leaks: right to claim compensation

Sensitive police data leaks can cause significant distress to the victims who lose control over their personal information, and No Win, No Fee claims for compensation can be pursued.

Your Lawyers, as leading, specialist Data Leak Lawyers, are used to representing victims of police data breach cases. No one is above the law, and victims who have suffered due to the misuse or exposure of personal information involving the police can be entitled to pursue legal action.

Do not be afraid of having to go up against the police. We are here for you to fight your corner for the case!

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March 25, 2022

Scam emails from data breaches: compensation advice

Those who receive scam emails from data breaches could be eligible to claim compensation on a No Win, No Fee basis now, as the GDPR can entitle people to be able to claim.

Your Lawyers – The Data Leak Lawyers – is a leading firm of privacy compensation experts, representing thousands of people and having launched over 50 group and multi-party cases. With our history and experience dating back to much longer than many other firms out there when it comes to this niche area of law, we have already recovered over £1m in damages for mostly individual data clients.

Want to know if we can help you with a data breach legal case? No problem – just contact the team here now for free, no-obligation advice!

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domestic abuse data breach
March 23, 2022

Address is leaked to an ex-partner: claiming compensation

If your address is leaked to an ex-partner, you could be entitled to claim data breach compensation now on a No Win, No Fee basis.

Your Lawyers, as leading Data Leak Lawyers, has secured over £1m in compensation for mostly individual data clients, and this includes for victims where this very scenario has happened. We may not be able to undo any damage that has been caused, but the GDPR can entitle you to claim, and you could be owed thousands of pounds in data breach damages.

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