Legal help for data breach compensation claims

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easyJet data breach

easyJet data breach

Breaking news today: 9 million customers are thought to be affected by the significant easyJet data breach, with over 2,000 people’s credit card details stolen.

Personal information and travel data are understood to have been exposed in a “highly sophisticated” cyberattack, and victims may be at an immediate risk of fraud and scams. As experts in the niche and complex area of law of data protection negligence, we know the true extent of how dangerous information can be in the hands of criminals.

The airline could face a significant number of compensation claims, and we’re investigating the issues now. We have been contacted for media comment and have issued advice to the press in relation to fines and legal actions.

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Government data breach risks “significant”

government data breach

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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Affected by Virgin Media data breach? What you need to do

affected by Virgin Media data breach

If you’re one of the 900,000 victims that has been affected by Virgin Media data breach, here’s what you need to do to secure your right to make a claim for compensation on a No Win, No Fee basis with us.

A compensation action has already been established for people to join. As a victim, you could be entitled to claim for the distress caused by the loss of control of your personal information. You may also be entitled to recover damages for any losses and expenses that you may incur too.

As a leading firm of consumer action and data breach compensation specialists, we’ve launched our action for justice. All you need to do is sign-up for a legal case.

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BA data breach group action lawyers and information

BA data breach group action

If you’ve yet to join the BA data breach group action, here’s some very important advice and information about the action and what you need to know.

Since October 2019 when the High Court of Justice gave the official green light for a formal Group Litigation Order (GLO) to be established, we’ve seen a huge influx of new clients signing up with us. We’ve also been made aware of some confusion in terms of where people can turn to as a lot of firms started marketing for cases following the big announcement.

We can’t – and won’t – tell you who to instruct, nor will we make misleading marketing claims about what the best course of action is for you. What we will do is give you some vital information to help you make the important decision for yourself.

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Robert Dyas data breach advice

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We’ve been contacted for help and taken formal instructions forward following customers being notified of the recent Robert Dyas data breach.

We’ve agreed to act for victims affected by the incident on a No Win, No Fee basis. The incident appears to be similar to a number of the group actions we’re already involved with. This includes the British Airways data breach action, which is the first GDPR Group Litigation Order (GLO) in England and Wales; an action we’re on the Steering Committee for. If you’ve received notification that you’re affected by this incident, you can speak to our team now for free, no-obligation advice.

As a leading firm of consumer action and data breach compensation experts, we’re here to help you.

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The true cost of a data breach

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When all is said and done, the true cost of a data breach is worth avoiding for organisations as much as it should be recognised that they have a duty to protect people’s information.

It’s important that organisations are punished when they break the law, and it’s important that victims can access the justice that they deserve. That’s why we, as a leading consumer action and data breach compensation law firm, specialise in this complex and niche area of law. People have the right to seek justice and we can represent you on a No Win, No Fee basis for a legal case.

When you look at just how much it can cost to organisations financially, as well as to victims emotionally, it’s clear to see why avoiding a data breach is important.

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Carphone Warehouse data breach advice

2015 carphone warehouse breach

The Carphone Warehouse data breach of 5th August 2015 was a significant event with some 2.4 million customers affected by a cyberattack.

We are taking cases forward for this breach and have been since news of the incident broke back in 2015. It’s not the first incident of its kind, but as we approach the three-year anniversary, there are some important warnings we must issue for those who have yet to start their legal case.

Here’s some vital advice about whether you can make a claim for compensation with us on a No Win, No Fee basis, as well as warnings about deadlines involved. As a leading consumer action and data breach compensation law firm, our experience speaks for itself when it comes to this complex and niche area of law.

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Derbyshire Virgin Media customers come forward for compensation

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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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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

data breach compensation

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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