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.

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The Fine Print

When that rush delivery shows up late — and it’s the wrong order

By , Globe Staff

The pants Jim Crawford ordered for his alumni concert arrived in the wrong color, wrong size, and too late to be exchanged.

Sean P. Murphy | The Fine Print

Thanks to a billionaire, 85-year-old can avoid the stairs

By , Globe Staff

Doris Toohey will move into a suite at the spiffy new Marriott Residence Inn in Watertown until her building’s elevators are repaired.

The fine print

Forgotten by Eversource for years — and then hit with a $29,000 bill

By , Globe Staff

When Eversource discovered the oversight last year, rather than writing off the loss as a mistake of its own making, the company aggressively demanded payment.


Pay-by-phone meter feeding goes awry

By , Globe Staff

Since Brookline launched its pay-by-cell phone technology for parking meters, dozens have complained that they received tickets even though they paid up.