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Covid-19 Update Murphy Insurance Agency

As the Commonwealth of Massachusetts prepares for a phased reopening beginning on Monday, May 18th, we want to inform you there will be no immediate changes to the existing status of Murphy Insurance Agency’s services or hours. Our team members will continue to be available to assist you by phone and email Monday – Friday, 8:30AM – 4:30PM and on Saturday, 8:30AM – 12:00PM.  All Murphy Insurance office locations will remain closed to visitors until ...

insurance for cyclists

As a cyclist, you've chosen a sports activity that puts you on the road with a lot of vehicles.  No one needs to tell you that drivers have a lot more physical protection than you do on your bike, and it's the cyclist who is most at risk of injury. In 2018, 857 cyclists died in motor vehicle accidents, which is the deadliest year in almost 30 years. (NHTSA)  While you take every precaution to ...

review your insurance

Spring may be the traditional time of year for cleaning out closets and drawers and organizing attics, but it is also a great time to review of your insurance coverages, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.).  “Just as it is important to look at your wardrobe, electronics and other personal items to see what needs to be tossed, fixed, updated or stored for the coming months, everyone should do a thorough evaluation of their ...

employee lawsuit protection

Does your business employ one or more people? If so, you need to be prepared for the possibility of an employee lawsuit. Small businesses are just as vulnerable as large corporations… even family businesses aren’t immune. There are steps you can take to prevent lawsuits such as: create an employee handbook with set policies and procedures document employee acceptance of handbook document any disciplinary action However, no matter how diligent you are, your business can still end up ...

life insurance options

  The decision to protect your loved ones is easy. Where people sometimes struggle is deciding whether they want term or permanent insurance. Your decision will be guided by want you want it to accomplish for those you’re protecting and will balance the factors of: Cost – What you pay for the protection. Time – How long you will be insured. Face Value – How much money your beneficiaries receive upon your death. Cash Value – How much money can be ...

Family, Home, Career Status Should Be Reflected In Your Policy Coverage Our insurance needs change as circumstances in our lives change, which is why we recommend doing an annual insurance review. When you’re reviewing your insurance coverage, these ten questions can help you figure out whether you may need to talk to your insurance professional about making a change to your coverage. 1. Have you gotten married or divorced? If you have gotten married, you may qualify ...

Murphy Insurance is open to assist you; however, our office locations are closed to all visitors effective March 16 until further notice. We have continued to monitor the news and direction from the CDC and other government officials regarding COVID-19.  Based on guidance from Governor Baker, and an abundance of caution and care for our customers and team, we have decided to close our offices to all visitors until further notice as a precautionary, safeguarding ...

Coronavirus precautions

NOTE:  THIS NOTICE IS NOW SUPERCEDED BY THE NOTICE OF MARCH 15, 2020. Murphy Insurance Agency has been monitoring the impacts of COVID-19. As the nation works to combat and contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, we are implementing precautionary measures to help protect our customers and staff.   We do not envision any significant impact to service because we can address needs online via email, by phone, and by mail in most circumstances including starting a ...

Every homeowner, renter and college student should have an inventory of their possessions. Just imagine…if you had a fire or burglary, would you be able to remember everything you own and what it cost? Having an inventory can save you time, money and stress if you have to make a claim. get started…a partial inventory is better than none Set a time goal. Setting a deadline helps keep you on track. Break it up into pieces. Don’t overwhelm ...

You’ve purchased life insurance as part of your estate planning efforts. You deserve to be commended for taking this step, and certainly there is a temptation to file away your policy and forget it.  However, there are a few key things you should do right away after buying life insurance to ensure that in the event of a tragedy, your loved ones will easily be able to receive the money you want them to ...

 

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.