A wrongful death motion was filed for my mothers estate. The lawyers retainment was based on their fees coming out of any awarded proceeds. They stated they would bill us at $225. Per hour. Is there a cap on how much they can take or can they possibly take it al based on time they have worked on the case. For example. .. if we win 300k and they say they have $275k worth of billable hours... do they get it all minus the remaining $25k?