CCP 531     


Art. 531.  Suits pending in Louisiana court or courts

When two or more suits are pending in a Louisiana court or courts on the same transaction or occurrence, between the same parties in the same capacities, the defendant may have all but the first suit dismissed by excepting thereto as provided in Article 925.  When the defendant does not so except, the plaintiff may continue the prosecution of any of the suits, but the first final judgment rendered shall be conclusive of all.

Acts 1990, No. 521, §2, eff. Jan. 1, 1991.