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GDPR Weekly Show – Episode 62 – 20th October 2019

Hayes Connor featured on this week’s GDPR podcast with news of our client’s successful data breach claim against his local NHS Trust after it shared confidential details from his medical records without consent (listen from 11 minutes, 13 seconds). The podcast also features news of the team’s landmark representative action against Equifax worth an estimated […]

thebusinessdesk.com, 17th October 2019

Kingsley Hayes featured on thebusinessdesk.com with news that Hayes Connor had issued a claim worth an estimated £100,000 million against Equifax in the High Court on behalf of all affected individuals. The landmark legal action is the first time that a law firm has issued a representative data breach claim which could see the Court […]

Southern Health NHS Trust pays settlement in data breach claim

Southern Health NHS Trust has admitted failing in its data protection obligations following an incident which involved a member of its staff accessing and sharing details of a patient’s confidential medical records without consent. The breach took place in 2016 but was only discovered more than two years later following a Right of Access information […]

Salisbury Journal, 13th October 2019

We were pleased to secure £1,500 for our client after he discovered that his local NHS Trust had breached his data protection rights. His confidential medical files were accessed and information shared with a third party without his knowledge or consent.