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The Murphy Insurance Blog


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!

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.


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

car accident

Because having an accident isn’t a common occurrence, you might forget what you should and shouldn’t do if you’re in an accident. Here are actions you can take to help things go smoothly and facilitate the claims process.

woman at laptop

Insurance premium payments are different from other bills. If you're late making a payment there is more at stake. Late payments can impact your premium costs and insurability.

Safe driving tips for teens

driving tips

Statistics show that new drivers are at greater risk of being involved in an accident. Safe driving helps avoid accidents and saves lives. It can also save you money. When you have a good driving record, car insurance is more affordable. Here are eight ways to be safer on the road.

lightning safety myths

To stay safe in a storm, know the truth about lightning dangers. “When thunder roars, go indoors!” is a truism that actually holds up. But much of what we think we know about lightning is fiction. Here are some common myths, along with the facts that will keep you and your loved ones safe in a storm.

Insurance Review

There are four events that should trigger a review of your policy: 1) When your policy comes up for renewal. 2) When you've made major purchases or improvements to your home. 3) When you've made your home safer. 4) When you experience major lifestyle changes.

motorcycle insurance

If your motorcycle has been off the road for a while, It’s exciting to get back out there, but before you do, be sure that you also do a check up on your motorcycle insurance in addition to the motorcycle itself. Being properly protected will make your summer fun all the more enjoyable.

Massachusetts Low Plate Lottery

The MA RMV is now taking applications for the 2022 Low Plate Lottery with 198 plates available. Only online entries are accepted. Deadline to enter is Friday, September 2, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. Get more information.

deceased do not mail

Steps you can take to reduce or eliminate receiving mail addressed to a deceased person. Register a deceased person's name on the Deceased Do Not Contact List.