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The team here at Your Lawyers – the Data Leak Lawyers – were pleased to have recovered well over £20,000 in damages for a client in respect of a matter involving social services disclosing data without consent.
This was a particularly severe case in which very personal and sensitive information was disclosed in a context that caused significant problems for our client.
In the worst cases, data breaches can involve highly sensitive information, compromising the privacy and safety of some of the most vulnerable people in our society. In particular, social services breaches often affect the most vulnerable victims, leaving them open to even more risks than they already face.
Generally run by local councils, social services offer support to their local communities, whether this is providing assistance for people with disabilities, running care homes, or setting up domestic abuse support groups. While social services are absolutely essential to ensuring the safety and well-being of the people under their care, this protection can break down when a data breach occurs.
Anyone who has been let down by a social services data breach may be able to claim compensation for the harm caused.
Social services data breaches can be extremely serious. Social services hold information on vulnerable children and their parents, and their job is to protect this information and safeguard the welfare of vulnerable children.
As such, data breaches of this nature can be extremely serious and can put vulnerable people at risk.
Your Lawyers (T/a The Data Leak Lawyers) are highly experienced in the complex area of data breach law as a leading firm in the UK, and we have been representing clients in privacy matters as far back as 2014. We are currently representing victims across dozens of multi-party and group action claims, and our expert team is ready to help you if you have been affected by a data breach; particularly any social services data breaches.
A foster care data breach is one of the most sensitive and significant types of cases that we represent clients for on a No Win, No Fee basis.
A lot of claims we take forward involve social services matters, and it’s the adoption agency and fostering matters that can often be the worst. Many victims are vulnerable children, and the families associated can suffer when a breach takes place as well.
As a leading firm of data breach compensation experts that has been specialising in this niche and complex area of law for a lot longer than most other firms, we can help you the right way.
A victim of a social care data breach can benefit from our No Win, No Fee guarantees when a claim for compensation is made with our expert representation.
When it comes to individual legal cases, we help a lot of people with data breaches that involve social services, or that have stemmed from a particular social worker. It’s usually the council and local authorities that deal with cases as many aspects of social services falls within their area of control.
We know from years of experience that these kinds of cases can have a devastating impact on the victim. Data breach compensation values are usually based on the severity of the impact on the victim and, in these claims, the pay-outs can be high.
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