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Sean P. Murphy

In 30 years at the Globe, Sean P. Murphy has worked as a general assignment reporter, an enterprise reporter, the federal court reporter, an investigative reporter, the casino and gambling reporter and, now, the consumer advocacy reporter. He is also a law school graduate and part-time journalism professor.

Latest stories

Sean P. Murphy | The Fine Print

A delivery truck took down wires and power in Watertown. But who’s to blame?

By , Globe Staff

New England Building Supply, whose truck caused the incident, won’t reimburse residents because it says the wires were too low.

Sean P. Murphy | Fine Print

How Avis can charge customers a fee for tolls, even if the driver doesn’t take a toll road

By , Globe Staff

Suzi Parks has no problem paying tolls like everyone else. But she hates that she is charged an extra $3.95 “service fee” each day just because she went through a toll once.

Sean P. Murphy | The Fine Print

Owners of a ruined house say repairs will cost $400k. The insurer is fighting, offering just $100k.

By , Globe Staff

Their house badly damaged, a Newton family expected Providence Mutual to help them get back on their feet quickly. That didn’t happen.

Sean P. Murphy | The Fine Print

Should airline reimburse couple who waited for lost luggage?

By , Globe Staff

Neil and Maureen Ferris planned a two-week trip of a lifetime in Europe to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. But they did not plan that the airline would lose their luggage.