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The New PPI? Distress and Anxiety Claims arising from Data Breaches

Blogs11/10/2019

Could we be experiencing the beginning of a new wave of mass claims?

Following the recent Court of Appeal’s decision in Lloyd v Google, the stakes have been raised in data breach claims involving distress and anxiety. But what is causing these claims, what are the key issues and how should data controllers and their insurers react? 

In this paper, Christopher Stanton, partner in Keoghs Professional & Financial Risks team discusses the latest concerns regarding distress and anxiety claims arising from data breaches.