Docket Nos. 10-1137-cv(L), 10-1196-cv (Con), 10-1150-cv (Con), 10-1149-cv (Con).

653 F.3d 95 (2011)

John CASEY, Individually as Administrator of the Estate of Ora Casey, Rebecca Quarles, Robert Schnurr, Dorothy C. Deloriea, Roberta Brodin, Thomas Brodin, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. MERCK & CO., INC., Defendant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.

Final Submission February 16, 2011.

Decided August 5, 2011.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Timothy M. O'Brien , Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Rafferty & Proctor, P.A., Pensacola, FL, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.

Norman C. Kleinberg , Theodore V.H. Mayer , William J. Beausoleil , Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, New York, NY; Paul F. Strain , David J. Heubeck , Venable LLP, Baltimore, MD, for Defendant-Appellee.

Before: SACK, LIVINGSTON, and LOHIER, Circuit Judges.

LOHIER, Circuit Judge.

This consolidated appeal involves questions of Virginia law relating to equitable and statutory cross-jurisdictional tolling, and in particular whether Virginia law recognizes the tolling doctrine established in American Pipe & Construction Company v. Utah, 414 U.S. 538, 94 S.Ct. 756, 38 L.Ed.2d 713 (1974).

The plaintiffs in these four cases appeal from a judgment of the United States District...

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