Monthly Archives: August 2012

How Legal Transcription is Different from Court Reporting

Many people confuse the terms legal transcription and court reporting, often considering them to mean the same thing. Both legal transcriptionists and court reporters need to have a thorough knowledge of legal terminology. But there are differences, the most basic being that a court reporter attends legal proceedings and transcribes speech directly from the original … Continue reading How Legal Transcription is Different from Court Reporting

How Media Transcripts Can Help Your Business

A general transcription service, media transcripts have many uses and can help your business. Here’s how: Advertise your business: Your seminars, interviews, meetings, conferences, speeches, podcasts and other audio related events can be converted into clear and concise transcripts and used to publicize your business. Build up useful reference material: Referring to archiving transcripts help … Continue reading How Media Transcripts Can Help Your Business

Don’t Let Transcription Errors Affect Your Business

Reducing the impact of human error in the workplace is a subject that gets a lot of attention. When the errors are related to transcription, the effect can sometimes be quite serious. Business transcription is sought to document the proceedings of conferences, seminars, shareholders meetings, speeches, lectures, focus groups, workshops, interviews, telephone calls, symposiums, and … Continue reading Don’t Let Transcription Errors Affect Your Business

Accurate Legal Verbatim Transcripts

Legal transcription includes verbatim and non-verbatim transcription. In verbatim transcripts, the text reflects each and every utterance of the speakers. This is important for witness interviews, lie detector tests, and wire tapped conversations as it provides the attorney with a clear idea of what is being said. These transcripts often provide critical evidence in a … Continue reading Accurate Legal Verbatim Transcripts

Security in Legal Transcription for Protection of Sensitive Data

Just as the security of patient data cannot be compromised, so too the privacy of sensitive legal data cannot be compromised. Indeed if you are considering outsourcing your legal transcription requirements to a third party vendor, choose one that has superior security and confidentiality measures in place. This is in addition to other necessary factors … Continue reading Security in Legal Transcription for Protection of Sensitive Data