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winter icicles

Winter months often increase the risks of a variety of claim situations. Being proactive can help reduce the chances of having an accident or loss. Keep in mind these 9 tips to avoid claim situations that are not only costly but can cause you significant stress.

christmas tree safety

Christmas trees are a beautiful holiday decoration, but they can be dangerous, too. Even if you have an artificial tree, there are hazards to avoid. The last thing anyone wants is to have their Christmas Celebration destroyed by fire. Here are some quick tips and precautions to follow for safety

Thanksgiving Safety Tips

As you plan and prepare for your Thanksgiving feast, be sure to keep safety a focus, too.  Tips for staying safe in the kitchen.

Turkey fryer safety

turkey fryer safety

The use of turkey fryers by consumers can lead to devastating burns, other injuries and the destruction of property. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) discourages the use of outdoor gas-fueled turkey fryers that immerse the turkey in hot oil.

Canceled

Learn why your insurance might not be renewed. There's a difference between an insurance company canceling a policy and choosing not to renew it.

check your smoke detector

When it's time to set the clocks forward in Spring or backward in the Fall for Daylight Savings Time, fire safety officials recommend checking that your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors are in working order. Working smoke detectors decrease the risk of dying in a house fire by nearly 50%. Here are a variety of safety tips to remember.

halloween liability

Halloween can be scary but having the right insurance coverage can take some of the fright out of the night. Insurance policies can provide financial protection for a host of disasters whether they occur on Halloween or any other day.

COVID-19 update video message from Dennis F. Murphy III

Update from Dennis F. Murphy III on customer assistance and service during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Watch the video on YouTube via the link. Transcript available.

car accident preparedness

Being prepared and knowing what to do if you are involved in an accident can save lives, reduce injuries and make the claims process simpler and easier.

prepare for disaster

As disaster season peaks, a new national consumer survey commissioned by Trusted Choice® and the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”), reveals that many homeowners lack adequate insurance coverage, do not fully understand their homeowners policies and do not have enough savings to support their households in the event of a disaster.

 

The information provided in these articles are only general descriptions and should not be relied upon as complete, correct or accurate for your specific situation. All coverage informaiton is subject to policy provisions, endorsements and may be  subject to your meeting underwriting qualifications. Murphy Insurance Agency is not engaged in rendering legal, accounting or other noninsurance professional services. Consult an appropriate professional for advice regarding your own situation.