Word for word is essential to Legal Transcription, but under different circumstances, the style as also matters:
True Verbatim Transcripts
True colloquial speech – whether that is 'uhms', 'ers' and 'st-sta-stammers'
all words are transcribed.
Intelligent Verbatim Transcripts
Also a colloquial speech - but omitted the non-verbal utterance
such as 'uh..', and 'uhm..', double-doubled words, pet phrases and
Quality – by Likman Dual Writers System
Likman's Transcribers are not only skillful audio typists, but also well-trained, experienced and professional writers. It has always been Likman's practice to recruit professionals with an indefatigable, meticulous and patient personality.
1st Writer Procedure – Master Transcription
Primary transcriber produces a master transcript according to client's specifications.
2nd Writer Procedure – Verification
Quality is guaranteed by a second transcriber who is to verify
and proofread the transcript, listen to the whole audio recording
once again, marking sure everything was typed accurately and avoid typo