Insurance Company v. Brune's Assignee, 96 U.S. 588 (1877)
U.S. Supreme CourtInsurance Company v. Brune's Assignee, 96 U.S. 588 (1877)
96 U.S. 588
1. The rule at law that the pendency of a former action between the same parties for the same cause is pleadable in abatement to a second action, provided the actions be in courts of the same state, holds in equity.
2. The plea of a former suit pending in equity for the same cause in a foreign jurisdiction will not abate an action at law in a domestic tribunal or authorize an injunction against prosecuting such action.
The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.