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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!

auto insurance covid-19

The unexpected changes to our daily lives caused by COVID-19 has created several auto insurance related issues that may impact you depending on your situation.

FAQs

FAQs: 1) Is there any flexibility with payments if I'm out of work due to the crisis and having financial difficulty? 2) I have a Registry of Motor Vehicles issue to address. What do I do?

frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions about insurance coverage and service related to the coronavirus.

winter driving tips

Snow, sleet, ice and below freezing temperatures all have an effect on driving conditions. During winter, safety depends on driver performance in winter hazards, good vehicle maintenance—and common sense. These tips will help you and your car weather the winter.

Don't let this happy time of year be marred by fire, theft, accidents and other disasters. Taking a few simple steps, and having the right insurance coverage can reduce these seasonal hazards. Start with these five safety tips.

christmas tree safety

A Christmas tree is often a central part of holiday decoration. Some people cut down their own tree, others get theirs from a local side of the road stand and others have opted for artificial. While beautiful, Christmas trees can also pose a serious fire hazard, so be sure to follow safety guidelines...

driving safety

The Thanksgiving holiday and weekend are among the busiest travel days of the year and as a result some of the most dangerous for potential accidents. If you're going to be on the roads this holiday, even if it's just travelling a short distance, be extra cautious. It's always good to go over a list of safety tips to prep your vehicle and for road safety.

Join us to help make the holiday happier for families in need this holiday season. Starting November 25, 2019, drop of a toy donation at any Murphy Insurance office. Donations must be received no later than December 10.

If you have a heating oil tank in your home, be sure you consider purchasing an “Escaped Liquid Fuel Endorsement” aka Oil Remediation coverage for your policy if you haven’t already done so.  Typically, home insurance policies exclude coverage for fuel contamination to your personal property, groundwater, and a neighbor’s property. unless you have purchased an oil remediation coverage endorsement.

Back in 2006, a Massachusetts law known as "Nicole’s Law" became effective, which requires carbon monoxide detectors be installed and maintained in most residences. While many people know about CO detectors and know they are a “good idea”, many still don't have them, which is a violation of the law...