Two lawsuits and a major builder rounded out the top three news stories for Pool &Spa News readers in 2012. Regulation and legal issues dominated the most read stories for the year. Here’s a look at the full list.

1. PoolCorp and ‘Big 3’ Named in Lawsuit

2. Major California Builder Closes Doors

3. Alleged Product Defect Causes Conflict

4. Recent Entrapment Raises Installation Issues

5. Pool Builder Jailed for Deception

6. Senate Bill Battles ADA

7. Deadline Extended for ADA Compliance

8. Genesis 3 Co-Founder Leaves Organization

9. Invasive Whitefly ‘Sucking Chlorine’ from Florida Pools

10. New ADA Bill Introduced