There is light at the end of the tunnel now, so get out before it rains, and go to higher ground where it is safe.
In search of legal solutions, as with anything, sometimes you can get caring (carrots) and appeals (apples). When times are tough, you may only get one choice to care or to appeal.
If you can still make sales (celery), you an make it farther, so do not give up these basic options, and make a way.
Where there is two sides to the story, there is a controversy, but for every problem, there is a reasonable solution, like at the top of a triangle, where the two must agree to be reasonable.