Legal help for data breach compensation claims

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Public Sector GDPR breaches – legal advice

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New research has highlighted that public sector GDPR breaches could become a more regular occurrence due to understaffed Government data protection teams.

GDPR breaches can be extremely serious, exposing people’s private data and leaving them vulnerable to cyberattacks and much more. It is important that victims know their rights – as a leading firm of data breach compensation lawyers, we could represent you for a case on a No Win, No Fee basis if you are eligible.

We are proud to offer free and no-obligation advice for victims of a breach too.

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Concern over DVLA data breaches

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Concerns have been raised over the surprising volume of DVLA data breaches reported to the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) in 2019.

A data breach has to be significant enough to be reported to the ICO in most cases, so concerns over exactly what data has been breached, and how it has occurred so many times, have been raised.

Your Lawyers, as leading specialists in the field of data breach compensation law, have years of experience representing thousands of people for a host of privacy and information incidents. If you have suffered having had your data lost, stolen, exposed, or misused as a result of DVLA data breaches, you could be entitled to make a claim with us today.

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Department for Work and Pensions data breach impacts 6,000 over 2 years

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Over 6,000 people have reportedly been affected by the latest Department for Work and Pensions data breach, with sensitive information leaked in error.

The DWP (Department for Work and Pensions) suffered a serious data breach after publishing the sensitive details of over 6,000 individuals online for over two years. It is understood that the data was only taken down this Monday and formal investigations into the data breach have been launched.

If you have been affected by the Department for Work and Pensions data breach, you could be eligible to make a compensation claim for the loss of control of your personal information. Depending on what data of yours has been leaked, we may be able to assist you.

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Home Office data breaches increasing: a cause for concern

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It has been reported that the number of Home Office data breaches is on the rise, which is a huge cause for concern given the nature of the information that they store and process.

There have been issues reported over electronic equipment and devices not being adequately protected, and documents that contain sensitive information not being properly looked after. It is understood that numbers of events in some areas have increased drastically – a matter that needs to be addressed quickly.

As a leading firm of data breach compensation lawyers, we are used to holding public sector and government organisations to account. We can tell you from first-hand experience just how devastating these types of breaches can be, which is why it is important for something to be done.

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Claim compensation for medical data leaked online

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You could be eligible to claim compensation for medical data leaked online, and you could be entitled to pursue a legal case on a No Win, No Fee basis.

As a leading firm of data breach compensation lawyers, this is an area of the law that we specifically specialise in. These kinds of claims can be complex, but we have been representing people for medical privacy cases since 2014. We have pioneered legal action for some of the most infamous events, including the 56 Dean Street Clinic leak of 2015. What this means for you is that you can benefit from our significant experience and we can fight for your right to justice.

Here is how we can help you today.

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Exposed medical records: can you claim compensation?

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You could be eligible to claim data breach compensation when your healthcare information has been compromised due to exposed medical records.

Medical data breach compensation claims are one of the most common types of legal cases that we take forward for people. Many of the thousands of people that we represent are claiming substantial damages for the misuse and/or exposure of this kind of information, and it is important that victims can access the justice that they deserve.

As a leading firm of UK data breach lawyers, we can help you.

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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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Government data leak compensation claims

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As the rise of technology continues to be a part of our everyday lives, it’s important to address the rights that people have to claim for a government data leak when information is misused or exposed.

No one is above the law, and the government and its employees must uphold important data protection legislation in the UK. Where they fail to do so, they can be held to account like anyone else can, and we may be able to offer No Win, No Fee representation for a legal case or action.

Here’s some brief information about how we can help. To speak to the team for free, no-obligation advice, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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Government data leaks

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Anyone who has been affected by government data leaks can be entitled to make a claim for compensation, and we may be able to offer No Win, No Fee representation.

Despite certain events that take place, the government is not above the law and can be held to account. When it comes to important data protection legislation, they must abide by the GDPR and the other laws that are in place to safeguard information that is stored and processed. Where data is leaked, victims could be entitled to claim, and we may be able to assist.

Don’t be afraid that you may need to take on the government in a case. As a leading firm of consumer action and data breach compensation lawyers, we’ll fight your corner. We’re used to taking on governments as well as some of the biggest corporations, insurers and defence law firms in the world. You have rights, and we can fight for them for you.

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Government data breach risks “significant”

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We already believed that the risk of further public sector and government data breach incidents was significant, but a recent review has drawn similar conclusions.

Many of the thousands of clients that we represent have had information exposed or misused by a public sector body. In the wake of the recent New Year’s Honours data breach that we’re pursuing damages for, a review has concluded that the risk of further breaches is “significant”.

This doesn’t come as a surprise to us, and we can explain why. Many are labelled as just “human error” incidents, but there can be so much more to it than that.

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