Phone hacking settlements continue to roll in, with last week the UK Mirror Group paying and apologizing to model Danielle Lloyd, actress Jennifer Ellison, and athletes Dwight Yorke and Andrew Cole.
Mirror Group apologized in court for the hacking, the BBC reported.
Lawyers for the four, Mark Elder of Shoosmiths, said in a statement, according to the Guardian: “Our clients may be in the public eye but they have a right to a private life, which should be respected. A settlement has been reached with MGN and our clients are happy with the outcome.”
iMediaEthics has written to Elder to ask when his clients were hacked and if they have any ongoing lawsuits against other news outlets for hacking. We’ve contacted the Mirror Group to ask how many hacking lawsuits it currently still faces.
The Mirror Group owns the Daily Mirror, Sunday Mirror and People.
Earlier this year, the Mirror Group paid Hugh Grant a six-figure sum to settle his phone hacking lawsuit.
Last year, actor Steve Coogan settled his phone hacking lawsuit against the Mirror Group. He sued over 62 articles he said were obtained through hacking.