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After the difficult debate surrounding workers' compensation legislation in 1992, few would have thought it possible that the Georgia Legislature would revisit the Workers' Compensation Act (the "Act")' any time soon. Yet, the 1994 General Assembly made a number of substantial changes to the Act, constituting by far the most significant development in workers' compensation law over the survey period. Important case law decisions affected the areas of exclusive remedy, the employment relationship, and heart attack claims.