Legal help for data breach compensation claims

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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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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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Government data breaches are serious, and here’s why

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Government data breaches can be incredibly serious, and when you look at why, it’s obvious. Victims of these kinds of data breaches should know their rights for justice as well, and this goes for both national and local government organisations.

I heard recently that a survey suggested that some IT bosses in the public sector consider that the data they hold is not as valuable as data in the private sector. Clearly, some of these individuals do not grasp the gravity of the extent of data that’s stored and processed by public sector organisations and would do well to consider this.

Given the nature of the data that they hold, and for how many people, any breach, leak or hack can be serious.

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Home Office data breach advice

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If you’ve been the victim of a Home Office data breach, we may be able to assist you with a claim for compensation on a No Win, No Fee basis.

Recent research has indicated that there has been a spike in the recording and reporting of data breaches at the Home Office since GDPR came into force last year. Whether this is down to a greater number of breaches, or just greater awareness for reporting, is unknown. But with the Home Office dealing with a wealth of personal and sensitive information, victims of a data breach need to know their rights.

You can be eligible to make a claim for data breach compensation that stems from the Home Office. Read on for a little more advice.

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HM Revenue and Customs data breach advice

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You may be eligible to make a claim for data breach compensation if you’ve been the victim of an incident involving HM Revenue and Customs.

Central and local government data breach incidents are one of the most common types we deal with here at the Data Leak Lawyers. Whether it’s funding restraints or the wealth of personal and sensitive data they hold being difficult to handle, a lot of the individual cases we take forward fall within this category.

With this in mind, here’s a little information about your rights when it comes to a HM Revenue and Customs data breach claim.

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