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Virtual Hearings

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Overview

Virtual hearings allow injured workers, attorneys/representatives, witnesses and others to attend workers’ compensation hearings online. Participants no longer have to travel to a hearing site to attend – you can do so remotely, using your computer or mobile device Virtual hearings are available for all workers’ compensation claim hearings statewide. Detailed instructions are included on your hearing notice.

A free Virtual Hearings (WCB VHC) mobile app is available for Apple and Android devices!

IMPORTANT: Beginning May 8, 2020, in order to use the Virtual Hearings app on an iOS device, you must update your iOS to version 11 or newer. This can be completed under "settings" on your iOS device.

eCase Document Upload

If you would like to upload a document into the case folder prior to a hearing, use the document upload feature in eCase. This feature provides the user the ability to upload certain documents directly to the case folder within eCase when the case status is "Hearing Set". Details and instructions can be found on the eCase Document Upload page.

Virtual Hearings for Claimants

To take part in a Virtual Hearing, you must:

How to attend your Virtual Hearing

  1. Enter your Hearing ID, first name, last name and email address; select continue
  2. Select your Role
  3. Wait for your hearing to be called

Virtual Hearing Center Claimant Tutorial

Virtual Hearings for Attorneys/Licensed Representatives

Please be aware that the hearing process for all hearings, even if you don't attend virtually, will change. You will be required to check yourself in using the Virtual Hearing web application.

Please read the Hearings Guide for Attorneys/Representatives to learn how to attend Virtual Hearings, including information on the new check-in process for attending your scheduled hearings in-person.

To take part in a Virtual Hearing, you must:

Virtual Hearings Tutorial: Attorneys & Licensed Representatives

Virtual Hearings for Witnesses and Other Participants

Request Digital Audio Recording

Parties of Interest may request a Digital Audio Recording (DAR).
How to request a DAR

Need Help?

Contact Virtual Hearings Technical Support

Be sure to test your system at least 48 hours prior to your hearing.

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