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Human Trafficking Lawsuits

Human Trafficking Lawsuits in West Virginia

Human trafficking is a stark reality of current America. It is not only the criminals but also some chains of businesses that boost this market. These businesses include airlines, truck shops, hotels, and classified websites. When the cases of human trafficking come forward, these businesses should be punished as well. They work as an aid to the modern-day slave practice.

At Logue Law Group, we represent the human trafficking victims who have been exploited, sexually or otherwise. Our West Virginia human trafficking lawyer will fight your case with utmost sincerity.

Things to Know About Human Trafficking Lawsuit

State and federal law now allow the survivors of human trafficking to file lawsuits against the businesses that benefit from the business. As per the amendment of 2008, the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act allows the survivors to bring a civil claim against those businesses that knowingly participate in helping and gets benefitted or should know about the human trafficking venture before offering the facility.

The human trafficking industry brings in a profit of $150 billion a year while sexual exploitation brings in a profit of $99 billion a year. If the sources of these helping businesses have been cut down, the criminals will struggle to keep the venture up and running so easily while escaping arrest.

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation, and World Without Exploitation, these two organizations are working tirelessly so that these crimes can get reduced in number and more survivors can be rescued and brought back to the regular stream of society.

Along with them, we, Logue Law Group, also dedicate ourselves to hold every entity accountable and responsible for what they are doing and get the right punishment for their involvement.

We also recognize the fact that when a survivor comes forward with their story and tells the world about how they have survived the horror of human trafficking, it helps more victims to come forward and seek justice. In fact, your willingness to come forward and tell the world how these businesses are aiding this crime is surely the first step towards a better future.

What is Human Trafficking?

In most cases of human trafficking, sexual exploitation gets more attention and rightfully so. However, the crime doesn't limit itself there. Human trafficking also involves every type of forced labor, labor at houses and sweatshop factories, constructions, restaurants and hotels along with forced sexual exploitation and marriages.

In 2000, President William Clinton signed the Trafficking Victims Protection Act. This is the first federal law in the USA that addressed modern-day human trafficking. According to the law, the definition of human trafficking is "the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, obtaining, patronizing, or soliciting of a person" for labor or sex services through the use of "force, fraud or coercion."

While it is extremely difficult to have reliable data on this crime, some of the cases are even similar to domestic violence which makes it more difficult to categorize. According to Forbes, this is one of the fastest-growing crimes in the USA currently.

The Justice for Victim of Trafficking Act passed in 2015 holds the person liable who gets sexual services from the victim of human trafficking. In the past two years several websites, hotels and airlines have been sued for being involved in human trafficking.

If you or your loved ones have been a survivor and now seeking compensation and justice, come to us at Logue Law Group. Our West Virginia human trafficking lawyer will help you get the justice you deserve.

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