Baker v. Conagra Broiler Co – Case Brief Summary (Louisiana)

In Baker v. Conagra Broiler Co., 93-1230 (La. App. 3 Cir. 1994), 640 So. 2d 494, 497, the Court held that LSA-C.C.P. art. 1153 allow a party to amend his pleadings where the original pleading gives fair notice of the original fact situation out of which the amended claim arises.

Further, the Third Circuit found that the statute would allow the amendments to relate back to the original filing even if the party added new plaintiffs, added new defendants, stated a different cause of action, or changed the relief prayed for. Id.