INTERPRETATION OF A CONTINGENCY FEE CONTRACT. I have a contingency fee contract with lawyers representing me in a disability case close to be settled

Question Details: They expected a solution with a Lump sum, so they drafted our contract without much detail . The contracts says: “client agrees to pay attorneys XX% of the money recovered, whether by settlement or trial. It is specifically understood and agreed that the amount to be paid attorneys shall be computed and based upon the net recovery of damages which may be awarded. Net recovery is defined as the total amount recovered by settlement or judgment.” The settlement is aiming at paying me a lump

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