Rule 34. Consolidation of cases.
(a) A motion to consolidate casesshall be heard by the judge assigned to the first case filed. Notice of amotion to consolidate cases shall be given to all parties in each case. Theorder denying or granting the motion shall be filed in each case.
(b) If a motion to consolidate isgranted, the case number of the first case filed shall be used for allsubsequent papers and the case shall be heard by the judge assigned to thefirst case. The presiding judge may assign the case to another judge for goodcause.