Workers' compensation hearings in Pennsylvania are held, generally, in the county in which the injured worker resides. Directions to each of the workers' compensation hearing offices in Pennsylvania can be obtained by visiting the PA Bureau of Workers' Compensation website.
Injured workers who live in Philadelphia currently will have their hearings either at the Center City Philadelphia Hearing Office, located at 8th Street and Arch Streets, or at the Northeast Philadelphia Hearing Office, located at 2901 Grant Avenue. Unfortunately, the Northeast Philadelphia Hearing Office will be closing in late 2012 or early 2013. At that time, all injured workers who reside in Philadelphia will have their hearings held at the Center City Philadelphia Hearing Office.
If the injured worker lives in Bensalem, Langhorne, Levittown, Morrisville, Croydon, or elsewhere in lower Bucks County, hearings will be held at the Bucks County Hearing Office, 1242 New Rodgers Road in Bristol. Upper Bucks County residents, including those in Quakertown, Doylestown and Dublin, will have their cases heard at the Bucks County Courthouse, in Doylestown.
In the Lehigh Valley area, such as Allentown, Macungie and Whitehall, hearings are held at 7248 Tilghman Street in Allentown. The Northampton County Courthouse, in Easton, is where Northampton County residents would appear. Montgomery County divides its hearings between the Malvern Workers' Compensation Hearing Office at 72 Lancaster Avenue, and the Dresher office at 715 Twining Road.
Workers' compensation hearings for residents of Berks County are held at 625 Cherry Street in Reading. Lancaster County hearings are held at 315 West James Street in Lancaster. The Dauphin County Workers' Compensation Office is located in East Gate Center, 1010 North 7th Street in Harrisburg.