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The Murphy Insurance Blog

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News, updates and useful tips about insurance products and the insurance industry. We also provide insights on community events, local news and information that affect your everyday life. Enjoy!

disability insurance

Few people ever anticipate experiencing an illness or accident that might cause them to miss months or years of work, but it can happen. Disability insurance can help you stay on top of your finances.

grilling safety

Every year, millions of Americans safely enjoy outdoor barbecues, but accidents do happen. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, about 5,700 grill fires take place on residential property every year. The best way to enjoy a summer of outdoor barbecues is to take steps to prevent accidents, including maintaining your grill and using it safely.

Boat insurance and safety

boat insurance

Boats afford recreation and adventure to their owners, but they come with risks, as well. Don’t let an accident or disaster sink you—understand how to insure your prized vessel.

Cyber Risk

Use our cyber risk exposure scorecard for a quick way to get a sense of your organization's risk of exposure to cyber incidents.

freight terminal

The logistics industry ensures that goods reach their destinations efficiently. Yet, amidst the complexities of this intricate network lies a threat known as double brokering, a freight fraud scheme that can leave companies vulnerable to financial loss and operational disruption. Learn about this risk and how you can protect yourself.

hurricane check list

With the June start of hurricane season, it's a good time to check your homeowners or renters insurance—and this handy list from the Insurance Information Institute will make it easy to be sure you’re well-prepared in case a storm comes your way.

Disaster Scene

A disaster recovery plan (DRP) is more than just a contingency measure; it's a strategic blueprint designed to navigate through crises efficiently. Insurance solutions play a complementary role in mitigating the financial fallout of business interruptions, and can provide coverage for income loss and additional expenses.

Compliance

Employers should regularly review their compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws.  Here are a variety of areas to keep in mind during 2024

mulch fire prevention

Property owners, who use mulch in their landscaping, need to be aware of the Massachusetts Mulch Fire-Safety laws. These apply to commercial and residential properties with six or more units, but it's good information for every property owner to follow to prevent fire.

spring cleaning

Spring brings with it the traditional “spring cleaning”. While you’re organizing your home and preparing for the warmer months ahead, it's also the perfect time to give your insurance policies a spring cleaning check-up. Ensuring your coverage is up to date and tailored to your current needs can provide peace of mind as you embrace the joys of spring and summer. Take a few moments to explore some essential considerations for your insurance protection this season.