First thing First: approach your lawyer/law firm at once.
Approach trade unions, employee’s association, IC, guild, forums too.
Your lawyer and trade unions in your state would have all the answers.
It is time to look for your future and decide what should be sufficient for you than to let others decide what is sufficient for you.
If employer can not do sufficient then insurance company would come in the shoes of employer as if it is employer.
The question arises why you would let your employer out of picture?
Any disablement or Incapacitation would affect the employee from getting similar work from current or any other employer.
Do not leave your claim on similar or alternate employment with the same employer and do not resign.
It is felt that you are not consumer as far as builder and Elevator Company is concerned.
Your employer that has leased the building might be.
N any litigation or claim builder and elevator company should be involved.
If there is a annual maintenance contract, regular servicing, inspection required then that is to ensure safety of precious human life.
The passage in the building, elevator, stairs all lead to and to reach office/ of work/premises of your employer…………………………..
Your employer has to ensure safety of its employees and is accountable and responsible.
Responsibility of all future surgeries to treat the disorders you have suffered should be affixed on employer.
You should approach lawyer/law firm specializing in labor law/service matters and insurance claims.
In such cases we have seen that LIC has a policy to pay amounts till employee is recovered………………………..after active treatment and physiotherapy.
What is this establishment; Industrial or Commercial?
You are located in which state and redg. office of the company is in which state?
The software engineers are drilled to believe that they are not a workman which is not always true?
In your state to your establishments Standing Orders might be applicable.
You may go thru certified or model standing orders.
24. ACCIDEINT AND MEDICAL AID: -
(i) Whenever any workman meets with an accident he shall immediately report about the same to the departmental Head or to any other authority as may be appointed by the Management in this regard.
(ii) Medical aid in case of Accident: - Where a workman meets with an accident in the course of or arising out of his employment the, employer shall at the employer’s expense, make satisfactory arrangements for immediate and necessary medical aid to the injured workman, and shall arrange for his further treatment, if considered necessary by the Doctor attending on him. Whenever the workman is entitled for treatment and benefits-under Employment State Insurance Act-1948 or the Workman Compensation Act-1923 the Employer shall arrange for the treatment and compensation accordingly.