Numerous people’s lives are affected daily by issues relating to misuse or theft of data, ranging from unwanted cold calls, to fraud, identity theft and other serious issues. In today’s digital world it is more important than ever to be aware and be in control of how your data is used by companies, big and small and have your personal data protected. Your personal data is a valuable commodity. Driscoll Kingston have a specialist team dedicated to data breach and data leak claims and can act for both individual and group actions. Our goal is to protect and compensate those whose privacy has been lost through human error, sold, stolen or hacked through cybercrime. Many victims unfortunately suffer from stress, anxiety and distress for a long time.
What is a Data Breach?
Every year, there are countless numbers of people whose lives have been affected by issues relating to misuse or theft of data, ranging from unwanted cold calls, to fraud, identity theft and other serious issues. In this modern age, it is more important than ever to be aware and be in control of how your data is used by companies, big and small. We
operate on a no win no fee basis. Our Expert team will answer any questions free of jargon and will assess whether you have a valid claim and thereafter progress to remedy the breach and recover the compensation you deserve. Simply use our online claim ( Insert claim form link) form to let us know the details of your claim and we will get back to shortly. Or To speak to a member of our team about what to do if you believe your data has been exposed in a data breach, please call now on 0151 236 6093.
We can help with claims against;
- Health and medical organisations
- Police and justice authorites
- Educational authorities
- Private companies
- Financial organisations and pension providers.
What can I claim for?
In order to be eligible to claim, you need to show that you suffered as a result of the breach. This could include:
· Financial loss due to data breach A data breach can lead to both financial and/or identity theft, the result of either of these can be devastating. With enough information, cybercriminals can apply for credit in your name, set up fraudulent bank accounts and access your existing accounts.
· Stress and anxiety even if you haven’t lost out financially after a data breach, this doesn’t mean that there is “no harm done.”
· Sharing of personal information with third parties.
How long will this claim take?
Claims of this nature can vary from 3 months, 6 months or more. Our expert, friendly team of Solicitors will advise you at the earliest opportunity how long your claim may take.
How to make a data breach claim?
We initially contact the organisation responsible for the breach and will refer with the The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) ICO to check if you have had your data breached (if the organisation has not already admitted same.)
Why should you choose Driscoll Kingston Solictors
Driscoll Kingston Solicitors’ mission was to create a fresh, modern and dynamic nationwide law firm with a focus on client care and access to justice for all. We provide specialist legal services in civil litigation including Housing Disrepair, Debt recovery, Japanese Knotweed, Data breach Claims, Uber Claims, Business Interruption claims, Personal Injury and Wills and Probate, dealing with both corporate clients and individuals across the whole of the UK.
With over 30 years’ experience our reputation has been built on client care and an aggressive willingness to win cases obtaining the maximum level of compensation available to our clients through the expertise of our partners and staff.
With state-of-the-art I.T. and an extensively developed case management system we are continually investing in the professional development of our staff to ensure that the level of legal expertise we provide is fair and accurate.
At Driscoll Kingston Solicitors we understand that the claims process can be overwhelming and stressful; Driscoll Kingston Solicitors aim to take the stress out of this process and pride ourselves on being able to provide a quick and efficient service to our clients while ensuring that their needs throughout the claims process are met.
You are assigned a personal handler who can guide you and remain in contact with you throughout. We aim to deliver a fast and efficient service to you that does not compromise the quality and reliability. Our fees are highly competitive within the industry. We are very transparent with our fees and do not have any hidden fees. With over 10 years in the legal industry, we are one of the more experienced and reliable firms in the UK.