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business recovery after storm

The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) offers small business owners free, user-friendly resources that can help assure their business continuity and checklists to help them protect their business investments and property when bad or severe weather threatens.

workers compensation sole proprietor coverage

Workers' compensation policies issued to Sole Proprietors and Partnerships do not provide coverage for the individual sole proprietor or partner(s) unless they elect coverage for themselves. This can leave a gap in workers’ compensation coverage, so be sure you understand what coverage is in place for your own protection and when hiring subcontractors.

rental vehicle insurance

Will your Massachusetts auto insurance policy cover a rental vehicle? Where you travel, the vehicle rented, the rental contract and other factors can all impact coverage, so it really depends on the situation. Here is a general overview of issues to consider.

Grilling Safety

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, causing an annual average of $37 million in damage, 100 injuries and 10 deaths.

commercial auto protection

Even with commercial auto insurance in place for your business vehicles, you’ll want to take steps to prevent accidents and protect your employees and vehicles. Your business can reduce the chance of an accident by establishing and enforcing these practices and policies.

 

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.