How Hayes Connor helps our clients after a solicitor data breach
At Hayes Connor Solicitors, we help our clients get the compensation they deserve. We do this following data protection breaches, cybercrime, and other online offences. We are also committed to upholding the standards of our industry. That's why it's particularly upsetting when we are contacted by someone who has been let down by their solicitor.
Here is just one example of a solicitor data breath case we helped a client with recently.
Solicitor lost sensitive information
In this data breach, a former member of the Armed Forces appointed a solicitor to represent her at a Tribunal she was involved in. However, this solicitor lost her sensitive information, including her medical and service records on a train.
Following this shocking data breach, the woman suffered severe psychological effects including stress, anxiety and trauma. As a result, she has been prescribed medication. And her ongoing conditions have been exacerbated.
Turning to Hayes Connor for help, she revealed that her mental health had deteriorated to such an extent that it affected her ability to leave the house. Furthermore, it led to in her being demoted in work, resulting in a substantial pay cut.
Help is needed after a solicitor data breach
Solicitors must understand the importance of data protection. And make sure that strict policies and procedures are in place to ensure the safe processing of information. Both in and out of the office. However, all too often this isn't happening. And, as you can see, the result of not looking after personal information properly could put people's mental health, and potentially even their lives at risk.
At Hayes Connor Solicitors, we are 100% committed to seeking the compensation necessary to help people get their lives back on track following a data breach. But we don't believe that our obligation to our clients stops there. We also provide a wide range of information to help our clients protect themselves once a breach has occurred.
Making a solicitor data breach claim
Our professional, friendly team will advise you on whether you have a valid claim against solicitor. If we believe you have a substantial, complex case, we may be able to act for you on a NO WIN, NO FEE basis.
Our process is fully compliant with ICO guidance, and we never put your details at risk. We will NEVER pass your details onto anyone without your permission.
Contact us today for a free initial assessment.