An online study published on November 21, 2011 in Pediatrics, introducing a non-punitive error reporting system increases non-traditional methods of reporting medical errors. According to the new system, employees would remain anonymous and would not face penalties for reporting medical errors. The most frequently reported errors were cases of misfiled or mislabeled information on a patient’s chart, lab reports not being performed, medications mistakes and vaccine errors. Reuters –November 21, 2011). If you or a family member has been the victim of medical negligence, contact Kevin J. McNamara Law Offices, P.C. at 312-201-8850 today for a free consultation.