The Challenges of Medical Translation


In 2004 to 2005, France saw one of the most major incidents of medical mistranslation in history. A hospital in the eastern commune of Épinal accidentally provided massive overdoses of radiation to patients with prostate cancer, resulting in several deaths[...]

An Introduction to Legal Translation


Although our daily lives seem so far away from the high echelons of judicial courts, laws are still very much an integral part of our laws. From the moment we are born, our existence is documented, legalized, and codified by[...]

Understanding Technical Translation


When thinking of translation, one most probably thinks first of literary translation, revered for all the creativity and artistry that goes into translating a work of literature. Some might think of more specialized translations, such as legal or medical translation—well-known[...]