Gumpenberger: Fee on recouped debt; 38 U.S.C. § 5904(d)(1)

Gumpenberger v. Wilkie, 31 Vet.App, 33 (Feb. 7, 2019) 

HELD: In representing a veteran in an appeal challenging a debt owed to VA, the representative is only entitled to a fee based on the amount of the invalidated debt that was actually recouped – not on the entire amount of the invalidated debt.